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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Crude borax.

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  • n. crude native borax, formerly imported from Tibet, and once the chief source of boric compounds

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Crude native borax, formerly imported from Thibet. It was once the chief source of boric compounds. Cf. borax.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Borax in its crude or unrefined state: so called in commerce.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Malay tingkal.

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Arabic, Persian and Hindi. Compare altincar.

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