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album graecum



Latin, literally "Greek white".


album graecum (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) The dung of dogs or hyenas, turned white by exposure to air, formerly used in dressing leather and in medicine.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for album graecum in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)