coromandel

noun

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

Examples of coromandel in a Sentence

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Word History

Etymology

Coromandel coast region, India

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coromandel was in 1843

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Cite this Entry

“Coromandel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coromandel. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Coromandel

geographical name

Cor·​o·​man·​del ˌkȯr-ə-ˈman-dᵊl How to pronounce Coromandel (audio)
ˌkär-
coastal region of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal south of the mouths of the Krishna River
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