Terra-japonica

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Terra-japonica pale catechu or gambier
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. terra, earth; L. cocta, pa.p. of coquĕre, to cook; L. firmus, firm; It. amara, bitter; rosso, red.

Usage

In literature:

VALUE OF THE TERRA JAPONICA IMPORTED INTO CEYLON.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
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