natural stone

natural stone

A stone that has been quarried and cut, but not crushed into chips or reconstituted into cast stone. See also: Stone
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natural stone

True stone, as distinguished from imitations. The term is a redundancy, as stone is, by definition, natural in its occurrence.
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