Definition of puddingstone in US English:



  • A conglomerate rock in which dark-colored rounded pebbles contrast with a paler fine-grained matrix.

    • ‘The stuff goes on well enough on the flat, but poking it into the carious vermiculations of randomly quarried puddingstone turned out to be a bit of a challenge.’
    • ‘The stone is ‘puddingstone’ and the bronze marker is 18'; x 12'.’
    • ‘This is a single 12 ft long, hand-coloured pull-out sheet depicting a landscape with cartoon figures, illustrating terms such as puddingstone, Old Red and intrusion, by C. M. Webster, produced in London about 1840.’