carbonado

carbonado

1 [kahr-buh-ney-doh]
noun, plural carbonados, carbonadoes.
a massive, black variety of diamond, found chiefly near São Salvador, Brazil, and formerly used for drilling and other cutting purposes.

Origin:
1850–55; < Portuguese: carbonate

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carbonado

2 [kahr-buh-ney-doh]
noun, plural carbonadoes, carbonados.
1.
a piece of meat, fish, etc., scored and broiled.
verb (used with object), carbonadoed, carbonadoing.
2.
to score and broil.
3.
Archaic. to slash; hack.

Origin:
1580–90; < Spanish carbonada, equivalent to carbón charcoal (see carbon) + -ada -ade

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carbonado1 (ˌkɑːbəˈneɪdəʊ, -ˈnɑːdəʊ)
 
n , pl -does, -dos
1.  a piece of meat, fish, etc, scored and grilled
 
vb , -does, -dos, -dos, -doing, -doed
2.  to score and grill (meat, fish, etc)
3.  archaic to hack or slash
 
[C16: from Spanish carbonada, from carbón charcoal; see carbon]

carbonado2 (ˌkɑːbəˈneɪdəʊ, -ˈnɑːdəʊ)
 
n , pl -dos, -does
Also called: black diamond an inferior dark massive variety of diamond used in industry for polishing and drilling
 
[Portuguese, literally: carbonated]

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