Meaning of tufa

tu•fa

Pronunciation: (t'fu, ty'-), [key]
— n. Geol.
  1. Also calleda porous limestone formed from calcium carbonate deposited by springs or the like. Cf.
  2. (not in technical use) tuff&hasp;.
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