coromandel

noun
cor·​o·​man·​del | \ ˌkȯr-ə-ˈman-dᵊl How to pronounce coromandel (audio) , ˌkär- \

Definition of coromandel

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Coromandel

geographical name
Cor·​o·​man·​del | \ ˌkȯr-ə-ˈman-dᵊl How to pronounce Coromandel (audio) , ˌkär- \

Definition of Coromandel (Entry 2 of 2)

coastal region of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal south of the mouths of the Krishna River

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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The writing box Is possibly coromandel, a rare wood with striated grain lines. Brenda Yenke, cleveland, 2 July 2020

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First Known Use of coromandel

Noun

1843, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coromandel

Noun

Coromandel coast region, India

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“Coromandel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coromandel. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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