alktran (1356-57)

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alktran (1356-57)

[ FEW: 19,90a qatran; Gdf: 1,238b alquitran; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  alquitran; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  alkitran n.; MED:  alketran n.; DMLBS: ]
Arabic; Latin

s. pitch, native asphalt
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  Entre Jericho et cel mer croist moult d'alun et d'alketran  225
( MS: s.xv )  pernez d’une gomme  (ms. somme) q’est apellé en langage de Arabie, alktran, en altre langage, terbentine  110.S208
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