amrad gum

noun

am·​rad gum
ˈämˌräd-
: an inferior usually colored gum arabic obtained chiefly in India from the babul

Word History

Etymology

Bengali āmrāt hog plum

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amrad gum was in 1851

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“Amrad gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amrad%20gum. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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