rock consisting of sharp-cornered bits of fragmented rock, cemented together by sand, clay, or lime
Origin of brecciaIt, fragments of stone from French brèche: see brash
Rock composed of sharp-angled fragments embedded in a fine-grained matrix.
Origin of brecciaItalian of Germanic origin ; see bhreg- in Indo-European roots.
(usually uncountable, plural breccias)
From Italian breccia, from Germanic.