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Jurassic Rocks

Limestone rocks; so called from the Jura; the Jurassic period is the geological period when these rocks were formed. Our oolitic series pretty nearly corresponds with the Jurassic.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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