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carbonado

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noun car·bo·na·do \ˌkär-bə-ˈnā-(ˌ)dō, -ˈnä-\

Definition of carbonado

plural carbonados or carbonadoes

archaic

  1. :  a piece of meat scored before grilling



Origin of carbonado

Spanish carbonada


First Known Use: 1584


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carbonado

verb car·bo·na·do

Definition of carbonado

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  to make a carbonado of

  3. 2 archaic :  cut, slash



1599

First Known Use of carbonado

1599

Rhymes with carbonado


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carbonado

noun car·bo·na·do

Definition of carbonado

plural carbonados

  1. :  an impure opaque dark-colored fine-grained aggregate of diamond particles valuable for its superior toughness



Origin of carbonado

Portuguese, literally, carbonated


First Known Use: 1853


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