tutty

1 of 2

noun (1)

tut·​ty
ˈtətē
plural -es
: a yellow or brown amorphous substance that is obtained as a sublimation product in the flues of furnaces smelting zinc and that consists of a crude zinc oxide

tutty

2 of 2

noun (2)

tut·​ty
ˈtəti
plural -es
dialectal, England

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English tutie, from Middle French, from Arabic tūtiyā', from Persian, from Sanskrit tuttha, tūtaka

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Tutty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tutty. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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