One of the pavements used for garden paths. Smooth-surfaced natural stones or dressed stones are used to make a paved-over path of uniform width. Decorative stones such as millstones and tanzaku stones are sometimes included. It is also called tatami ishi.
Japanese Garden Dictionary: A Glossary for Japanese Gardens and Their History
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