amrad gum

noun
am·​rad gum | \ ˈämˌräd- \

Definition of amrad gum

: an inferior usually colored gum arabic obtained chiefly in India from the babul

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First Known Use of amrad gum

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amrad gum

Bengali āmrāt hog plum

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“Amrad gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amrad%20gum. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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