abounding in rocks or stones

rocky fields


stony ground


bouldery beaches

Syn: ↑rocky, ↑bouldery, ↑stony
Similar to: ↑rough, ↑unsmooth
Derivationally related forms: ↑stone (for: ↑stony), ↑boulder (for: ↑bouldery), ↑rockiness (for: ↑rocky), ↑rock (for: ↑rocky)

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