alquifou

Alquifou

Al"qui*fou\, n. [Equiv. to arquifoux, F. alquifoux, Sp. alquif['o]l, fr. the same Arabic word as alcohol. See Alcohol.] A lead ore found in Cornwall, England, and used by potters to give a green glaze to their wares; potter's ore.
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