boracic

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Medieval Latin borax (genitive boracis), itself via Arabic بورق (báuraq), from Persian بوره (būra).

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boracic (not comparable)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) Of or relating to boron alias borax.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from boracic lint (skint).

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Adjective[edit]

boracic (comparative more boracic, superlative most boracic)

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) penniless
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References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967