from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A superior kind of cloth made in Peru and Bolivia from the wool of the alpaca.
- n. A fetid gum-resin exuded as transparent tears on the buds and young shoots of Gardenia gummifera and G. lucida. See dikamali and Gardenia.
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(Chambéry, 1843); Chronica Abbati Alt cumbi, 1125-1421, ed. Promis in
Chi-cumbi’s, or Kwa-chi-kumbi’s, country, and travelled with him afterwards, I hear, to Manyuema or Manyema.
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