limestone etymology

English word limestone comes from English stone, English lime

Detailed word origin of limestone

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stone English (eng) (AAVE) Used as an intensifier.. (LGBT) Willing to give sexual pleasure but not to receive it.. Constructed of stone.. Having the appearance of stone.. Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones. (slang) Absolutely, completely (used with following adjectives).. As a stone (used with following adjective). (intransitive) To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.. [...]
lime English (eng) (anime) A fan fiction story that stops short of full, explicit descriptions of sexual activity, with the intimacy left to the reader's imagination. Alternative form of lyam (a leash) Any of several green citrus fruit, somewhat smaller and sharper-tasting than a lemon.. A light, somewhat yellowish, green colour associated with the fruits of a lime tree.. Any of the trees that bear limes, [...]
limestone English (eng) An abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments; primarily composed of calcite (CaCO3); it occurs in a variety of forms, both crystalline and amorphous. Made of or with limestone.