Meaning of TUFF in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtəf ]


Etymology: earlier tuph, tuft porous rock, from Middle French tuf, from Old Italian tufo

Date: 1815

: a rock composed of the finer kinds of volcanic detritus usually fused together by heat

• tuff·a·ceous ˌtə-ˈfā-shəs adjective

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