azogue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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, from Arabic اَلزَّاوُوق(az-zāwūq, quicksilver).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /aˈθoɡe/, [aˈθoɣe]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /aˈsoɡe/, [aˈsoɣe]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

azogue m (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) mercury
    Synonym: mercurio

Descendants[edit]

  • English: azogue
  • Tagalog: asoge

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