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scorian. [L., fr. Gr. , fr. dung, ordure.].
  •  The recrement of metals in fusion, or the slag rejected after the reduction of metallic ores; dross.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Cellular slaggy lava; volcanic cinders.  [1913 Webster]


scoria, n. (pl. scoriae)
1 cellular lava, or fragments of it.
2 the slag or dross of metals.

scoriaceous adj.
L f. Gk skoria refuse f. skor dung



aa, abyssal rock, alluvion, alluvium, ash, ashes, basalt, bedrock, block lava, brand, brash, breccia, calx, carbon, charcoal, cinder, clinker, coal, coke, conglomerate, coom, crag, deposition, deposits, diluvium, draff, dregs, dross, druid stone, ember, feces, festooned pahoehoe, froth, fume, gneiss, granite, grounds, igneous rock, lava, lees, limestone, living rock, loess, magma, mantlerock, metamorphic rock, monolith, moraine, offscum, pahoehoe, pillow lava, porphyry, precipitate, precipitation, pudding stone, reek, regolith, rock, ropy lava, rubble, rubblestone, sandstone, sarsen, schist, scree, scum, sediment, sedimentary rock, settlings, shelly pahoehoe, silt, sinter, slag, smoke, smudge, smut, soot, stone, sublimate, sullage, talus, tufa, tuff

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