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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French suint.

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suint (countable and uncountable, plural suints)

  1. (organic chemistry, dated) A substance obtained from the wool of sheep, consisting largely of potash mixed with fatty and earthy matters.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 suint in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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EtymologyEdit

From the same source as suer (to sweat).

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NounEdit

suint m (plural suints)

  1. suint (substance obtained from the wool of sheep)

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