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pozzolanic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pozzolana + -ic, from Italian pozz(u)ollana, earth of Pozzuoli, a town near Naples.

AdjectiveEdit

pozzolanic (comparative more pozzolanic, superlative most pozzolanic)

  1. Having the characteristics of pozzolana, a type of volcanic ash used for mortar or for cement which sets under water.

ReferencesEdit

  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary, 10th ed, p.1122.