noun Etymology: 4trap Date: 1813 any of various dark-colored fine-grained igneous rocks (as basalt) used especially in road making

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  • traprock — noun see trap3 …   English new terms dictionary

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  • traprock — /ˈtræprɒk/ (say traprok) noun → trap3 …   Australian English dictionary

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