byon

noun
by·​on | \ ˈbīˌän, -īən \
plural -s

Definition of byon

: a clayey gem-bearing earth of Burma

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History and Etymology for byon

probably native name in Burma

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“Byon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/byon. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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