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  • n. A lead ore found in Cornwall, England, and used to give a green glaze to pottery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A lead ore found in Cornwall, England, and used by potters to give a green glaze to their wares; potter's ore.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sort of lead ore found in Cornwall, England, used by potters to give a glazing to their wares, and called potter's ore. Other forms are alquifore, arquifoux.

Etymologies

Equivalent to arquifoux, French alquifoux, from the same Arabic word as alcohol. (Wiktionary)

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