Toad"stone` (?), n.

1. Min.

A local name for the igneous rocks of Derbyshire, England; -- said by some to be derived from the German todter stein, meaning dead stone, that is, stone which contains no ores.


Bufonite, formerly regarded as a precious stone, and worn as a jewel. See Bufonite.


© Webster 1913.

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