Lithographic limestone
lithographic lith`o*graph"ic, lithographical lith`o*graph"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. lithographique.] Of or pertaining to lithography; made by lithography; as, the lithographic art; a lithographic picture. [1913 Webster]

{Lithographic limestone} (Min.), a compact, fine-grained limestone, obtained largely from the Lias and O["o]lite, esp. of Bavaria, and extensively used in lithography. -- {Lith`o*graph"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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