carbonado

noun (1)
car·​bo·​na·​do | \ ˌkär-bə-ˈnā-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce carbonado (audio) , -ˈnä- How to pronounce carbonado (audio) \
plural carbonados or carbonadoes

Definition of carbonado

 (Entry 1 of 3)

archaic
: a piece of meat scored before grilling

carbonado

verb
carbonadoed; carbonadoing; carbonados

Definition of carbonado (Entry 2 of 3)

transitive verb

1 archaic : to make a carbonado of
2 archaic : cut, slash

carbonado

noun (2)
plural carbonados

Definition of carbonado (Entry 3 of 3)

: an impure opaque dark-colored fine-grained aggregate of diamond particles valuable for its superior toughness

First Known Use of carbonado

Noun (1)

1575, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1596, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Noun (2)

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carbonado

Noun (1)

Spanish carbonada

Noun (2)

Portuguese, literally, carbonated

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