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argal1

[ahr-guh l] /ˈɑr gəl/
noun, Chemistry.
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argal2

[ahr-guh l] /ˈɑr gəl/
noun
1.

argal3

[ahr-guh l] /ˈɑr gəl/
conjunction, adverb, Literary.
1.
therefore: used facetiously to indicate that the reasoning that had gone before or the conclusion that follows is specious or absurd.
Origin of argal3
1595-1605
1595-1605; probably representing a popular early Modern English pronunciation of Latin ergō ergo, with ĕr > ar, laxing of ō, and excrescent l

argol

or argal

[ahr-guh l] /ˈɑr gəl/
noun
1.
a crude tartar, produced as a by-product in casks by the fermentation of wine grapes, used as a mordant in dyeing, in the manufacture of tartaric acid, and in fertilizers.
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English argul, argoile < Anglo-French argoilLatin argilla argil
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argal

/ˈɑːɡəl/
noun
1.
another name for argol

argol

/ˈɑːɡɒl/
noun
1.
crude potassium hydrogentartrate, deposited as a crust on the sides of wine vats
Word Origin
C14: from Anglo-French argoil, of unknown origin
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