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pontil

[pon-til] /ˈpɒn tɪl/
noun
1.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < French; see point, -il
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British Dictionary definitions for pontil

pontil

/ˈpɒntɪl/
noun
1.
a less common word for punty
Word Origin
C19: from French, apparently from Italian puntello; see punty
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