Definition of negrohead

1 archaic : a dark tobacco
2 Australia, dated : a coral boulder broken off and thrown to the surface by wind and wave action (as on the Great Barrier reef)

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First Known Use of negrohead

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for negrohead

from its color

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“Negrohead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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