Meaning of slasto in English:


Pronunciation /ˈslastəʊ/


mass nounSouth African
  • A slate-like shale used for flooring and tiling.

    ‘Timber decking is also proving to be a popular alternative to slasto or brick paving around swimming pools.’
    • ‘The interior floor coat has been successfully used on cement, slasto, bricks and cork tiles.’
    • ‘The house therefore incorporates elements such as a thatched roof, gnarly pole finishes and a large slasto deck that runs around the West and South facades.’
    • ‘The slasto tiles used in the Lodge are from South Africa.’
    • ‘I have tried granite as well but it is substantially heavier (too heavy) and is not as sonically dead as slasto.’


1950s blend of slate and stone.