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pumice

pum·ice

pumice

 
pronunciation:
puh mihs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: light, porous hardened lava, powdered or whole, used as an abrasive and polishing agent.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pumiced, pumices, pumicing
definition: to use pumice to polish, clean, or smooth.
derivation: pumiceous (adj.)