tincal

noun

tin·​cal
ˈtiŋkəl;
ˈtiŋˌkal,
-käl,
ˈtinˌk-
plural -s
: a mineral Na2B4O7.10H2O consisting of a native borax formerly imported from Tibet and once the chief source of boric compounds

Word History

Etymology

Malay tingkal

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“Tincal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tincal. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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