argol

noun

ar·​gol ˈär-ˌgȯl How to pronounce argol (audio)
: crude tartar deposited in wine casks during aging

Word History

Etymology

Middle English argoile, from Anglo-French argoil

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of argol was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Argol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argol. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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