album Graecum

noun al·bum Grae·cum \ ¦al-bəm-ˈgrē-kəm , -ˈgrī- \

Definition of album Graecum

plural alba Graeca \¦al-bə-ˈgrē-kə, -ˈgrī-\
: dried dung of dogs or hyenas sometimes used in dressing leather

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Origin and Etymology of album graecum

New Latin, literally, Greek white; from the fact that it becomes white when exposed to air


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