negrohead

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

from its color

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of negrohead was in 1802

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“Negrohead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/negrohead. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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