asphaltum

[as-fawl-tuhm or, esp. British, -fal-]
noun

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek ásphalton asphalt

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Channel used asphaltum from the area's numerous seeps to caulk their sea-going canoes and to waterproof baskets.
Coat cut or scarred surfaces of trees or shrubs to be preserved with an asphaltum base paint formulated for tree surgery.
All other cast iron items shall be painted with or dipped in commercial quality asphaltum.
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