azogue

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Spanish azogue

Noun[edit]

azogue (countable and uncountable, plural azogues)

  1. (mining) Silver ores suitable for treatment by amalgamation with mercury.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الزُوقْ(az-zūq), from Arabic اَلزَّاوُوق(az-zāwūq, quicksilver).

Noun[edit]

azogue m (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) mercury

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