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carbonado1

[kahr-buh-ney-doh] /ˌkɑr bəˈneɪ doʊ/
noun, plural carbonados, carbonadoes.
1.
a massive, black variety of diamond, found chiefly near São Salvador, Brazil, and formerly used for drilling and other cutting purposes.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Portuguese: carbonate

carbonado2

[kahr-buh-ney-doh] /ˌkɑr bəˈneɪ doʊ/
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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British Dictionary definitions for carbonado

carbonado1

/ˌkɑːbəˈneɪdəʊ; -ˈnɑːdəʊ/
noun (pl) -does, -dos
1.
a piece of meat, fish, etc, scored and grilled
verb (transitive) -dos, -doing, -doed
2.
to score and grill (meat, fish, etc)
3.
(archaic) to hack or slash
Word Origin
C16: from Spanish carbonada, from carbón charcoal; see carbon

carbonado2

/ˌkɑːbəˈneɪdəʊ; -ˈnɑːdəʊ/
noun (pl) -dos, -does
1.
an inferior dark massive variety of diamond used in industry for polishing and drilling Also called black diamond
Word Origin
Portuguese, literally: carbonated
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