<chemistry> Crude native borax, formerly imported from Thibet. It was once the chief source of boric compounds. Cf. Borax.

Origin: Ar, Per. & Hind. Tinkar; cf. Malay tingkal; all fr. Skr. Akaa. Cf. Altincar.

(01 Mar 1998)

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