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boracic

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English

Etymology 1

From Mediaeval Latin borax (genitive boracis), itself via Arabic بورق (báuraq), from Persian بوره (būra).

Adjective

boracic (not comparable)

Positive
boracic

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) Of or relating to boron alias borax.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Short for boracic lint (skint).

Adjective

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Positive
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Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) Shortened form of boracic lint, for skint, penniless.
Synonyms

References

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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