noun at·ra·ment \ˈa‧trəmənt\

Definition of atrament



  1. 1 obsolete :  ink writing with atrament

  2. 2 :  a very dark substance —usually used of liquids a puff of atrament emitted by the octopus

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Origin and Etymology of atrament

Middle English, from Latin atramentum, from (assumed) Latin atrare to make black (from Latin atr-, ater black) + Latin -mentum -ment — more at atrocious

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to cast off or become cast off

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