noun (1)
tut·​ty | \ ˈtətē \
plural -es

Definition of tutty

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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


noun (2)
tut·​ty | \ ˈtəti \
plural -es

Definition of tutty (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, England

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History and Etymology for tutty

Noun (1)

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

Noun (2)

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“Tutty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tutty. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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