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tambac

[tam-bak] /ˈtæm bæk/
noun
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tambac

/ˈtæmbæk/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of tombac

tombac

/ˈtɒmbæk/
noun
1.
any of various brittle alloys containing copper and zinc and sometimes tin and arsenic: used for making cheap jewellery, etc
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Dutch tombak, from Malay tambâga copper, apparently from Sanskrit tāmraka, from tāmra dark coppery red
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