abraum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German abräumen (to remove), from ab (from), from Old High German aba (away) + German raum (space), from Old High German rūm.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abraum (uncountable)

  1. A red ocher used to darken mahogany and for making chloride of potassium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 5