Gestein

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ge- +‎ Stein

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Noun[edit]

Gestein n (genitive Gesteins or Gesteines, plural Gesteine)

  1. rock, rocks, stone
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 35/2010, page 96:
      Viele Gewässer sind mit Quecksilber belastet, das die Goldsucher einsetzen, um das Metall vom Gestein zu lösen.
      Many waters are polluted with mercury, which is used by gold diggers to separate the metal from the rock.

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