suint

noun
su·​int | \ ˈsü-ənt How to pronounce suint (audio) , ˈswint \

Definition of suint

: dried perspiration of sheep deposited in the wool and rich in potassium salts

First Known Use of suint

1791, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for suint

French, from Middle French, from suer to sweat, from Latin sudare — more at sweat

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“Suint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suint. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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