album Graecum

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

Definition of album Graecum


alba Graeca

\¦al-bə-ˈgrē-kə, -ˈgrī-\
  1. :  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

First Known Use: 1584

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to cast off or become cast off

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