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Definition of Peperino

Peperino
Peperine Pep"e*rine, Peperino Pep`e*ri"no, n. [It. peperino, L. piper pepper. So called on account of its color.] (Geol.) A volcanic rock, formed by the cementing together of sand, scoria, cinders, etc.

Meaning of Peperino from wikipedia

- Peperino is an Italian name applied to a brown or grey volcanic tuff, containing fragments of basalt and limestone, with disseminated crystals of augite...
- Severans. Peperino tufa (podium faced with matching white marble) was used for the cella wall that features behind the colonnade. Blocks of peperino were left...
- atop the Tabularium, which had once housed the archives of ancient Rome. Peperino blocks from the Tabularium were re-used in the left side of the palace...
- (basaltipositionc lava) or rectangular blocks of saxum quadratum (travertine, peperino, or other stone of the country). The upper surface was designed to cast...
- Jaumont Tuffeau stone Marble Verde Antico Portoro Buono Carrara marble Peperino Travertine Pietra Serena Anorthosite Larvikite Marble Quartzite Sandstone...
- Hills that contain the lakes Albano and Nemi. The hills are composed of peperino (lapis alb****), a variety of tuff that is useful for construction and...
- and it is made of blocks of peperino up to at 11 meters, blocks in limestone up to 22 meters and then again blocks of peperino in the last few meters. The...
- tuff. The substance is mentioned in the Aeneid (Book XII, ln 805). The peperino, much used at Rome and Naples as a building stone, is a trachyte tuff....
- partly chambers with frescoes on the walls, partly cubical blocks of peperino, hollowed out, with grooved lids. The objects found within them consist...
- attraction is the foliated Romanesque-style columns in the portal. The peperino stone facade is otherwise undecorated. Comune of Vitorchiano, entry on...
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