What does the word pumice mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Volcanic lava; used as a polishing - material.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pumiceous, pumiciform, pumicose.

Usage examples for pumice

  1. If stained, rub with half of a potato or with a cork dipped in powdered pumice stone, wipe dry, wash, and polish with a little bath brick or sapolio. – The Complete Home by Various