(n.) An earthy oxide of manganese, or mixture of different oxides and water, with some oxide of iron, and often silica, alumina, lime, or baryta; black ocher. There are several varieties.

(n.) Plumbago, or black lead.

Related Terms:

alum, alumina, anes, bag, baryta, black lead, earthy, gane, lumbago, mangan, manganese, mixt, mixture, nese, ocher, oxide, plum, plumb, plumbago, silica, varieties, variety


swaddle, swaddlebill, swaddled, swaddler, swaddling, twaddle, twaddler, twaddling, twaddy, unswaddle

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