breccia[brec̸h′ē ə, bres̸h′-]
rock consisting of sharp-cornered bits of fragmented rock, cemented together by sand, clay, or lime
Origin of brecciaItalian 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.