First recorded in 1925–30; rim + stone (Source: dictionary.com)
1930s. (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Rimstone
- a calcareous deposit forming a dam at the edge or outlet of an overflowing pool of water, as in a cavern.
- A thin deposit of calcite forming a dam round the rim of an overflowing basin or evaporating pool of water, typically found in caves.
- : a calcareous deposit formed as a ring around an overflowing basin (as of a mineral hot spring)
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