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Related to Purbeck marble: Purbeck stone
Purbeck marble(ˈpɜːbɛk) or
1. (Geological Science) a fossil-rich limestone that takes a high polish: used for building, etc
2. (Building) a fossil-rich limestone that takes a high polish: used for building, etc
[C15: named after Purbeck, Dorset, where it is quarried]
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