algarrobin

noun

al·​gar·​ro·​bin
ˌal-gə-ˈrō-bən
plural -s
: a brown dyestuff and mordant of Argentina said to be obtained from the wood of the carob tree

Word History

Etymology

algarroba + -in

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of algarrobin was in 1916

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“Algarrobin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/algarrobin. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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