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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A yellow clay-like mineral obtained from Amberg, Bavaria.
  • noun An explosive of French invention, said to be composed of picric acid, guncotton, and gum arabic.

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  • noun mineralogy A yellow clay mineral form Bavaria
  • noun An explosive containing picric acid and guncotton

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