Tophin
Tophin \Toph"in\, n. (Min.) Same as {Toph}. [1913 Webster]

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  • calcareous tufa — Tufa Tu fa, [It. fufo soft, sandy stone, L. tofus, tophus. Cf. {Tofus}, {Toph}, and {Tophin}.] (Min.) (a) A soft or porous stone formed by depositions from water, usually calcareous; called also {calcareous tufa}. (b) A friable volcanic rock or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tufa — Tu fa, [It. fufo soft, sandy stone, L. tofus, tophus. Cf. {Tofus}, {Toph}, and {Tophin}.] (Min.) (a) A soft or porous stone formed by depositions from water, usually calcareous; called also {calcareous tufa}. (b) A friable volcanic rock or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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