aggry bead

noun

ag·​gry bead
variants or less commonly aggri bead
ˈa-grē-
: a variegated glass bead found buried in the earth in Ghana and in England

Word History

Etymology

of unknown origin

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aggry bead was in 1788

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“Aggry bead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aggry%20bead. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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