Peperine
Peperine Pep"e*rine, Peperino Pep`e*ri"no, n. [It. peperino, L. piper pepper. So called on account of its color.] (Geol.) A volcanic rock, formed by the cementing together of sand, scoria, cinders, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • pépérine — (pé pé ri n ) s. f. Synonyme de péperin …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • Peperino — Peperine Pep e*rine, Peperino Pep e*ri no, n. [It. peperino, L. piper pepper. So called on account of its color.] (Geol.) A volcanic rock, formed by the cementing together of sand, scoria, cinders, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peperino — is an Italian name applied to a brown or grey volcanic tuff, containing fragments of basalt and limestone, with disseminated crystals of augite, mica, magnetite, leucite, and other similar minerals. The typical peperino occurs in the Alban Hills …   Wikipedia

  • Peperin — Pépérin Le Pépérin est une roche volcanique marron ou grise qu on trouve dans le tuf. Le pépérin contient des fragments de basalte et de calcaire, ainsi que des cristaux disséminés d augite, de mica, de magnétite, de leucite, et d autres minéraux …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pépérin — Statuaire en pépérin au musée du Capitole de Rome. Le pépérin ou pépérite est une roche volcanique de teinte marron ou grise qu on trouve en bloc ou en inclusion dans le tuf volcanique. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • THEODOSIOPOLIS — I. THEODOSIOPOLIS Procep. Esdron P. Gyllio, aliis Esdrelon, urbs Armeniae maioris ad Euphratem Episcopalis sub Archiepiscopo Antiocheno. Item Phrygiae Pacatianae; Item Ioniae, prius Peperine. Episcopalis sub Archiepiscopo Ephesino, vide ibi. II.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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