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1. pumice

noun. ['ˈpʌməs'] a light glass formed on the surface of some lavas; used as an abrasive.

Synonyms

  • pumice stone
  • rock

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • bad person
  • soothe

Etymology

  • pumex (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Pumice

  • lummus

How do you pronounce pumice?

Pronounce pumice as ˈpəməs.

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Example sentences of the word pumice


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a pumice stone to reduce dry skin around the pads of the toes and on the heels.

2. pumice

verb. ['ˈpʌməs'] rub with pumice, in order to clean or to smoothen.

Etymology

  • pumex (Latin)
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