Origin of amadou
Examples from the Web for amadou
The driver, Amadou Diallo, was a courtly African immigrant who made it a point to wear a tie as he worked.The Mad Shooter of Paris Is a ‘Natural Born Killer’|Christopher Dickey|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This has happened before, to Amadou Diallo, Abner Louima, Emmett Till—even during the New York City draft riots of 1863.Not This Again: The Ghost of Past Injustices, From the Draft Riots to Trayvon|Herb Boyd|July 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From Rodney King to Amadou Diallo to Sean Bell, stories of police over-response continue to fill the news.Police Shoot 137 Times Into Car After Chase, Killing Unarmed Couple|Mansfield Frazier|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Just over a dozen years ago, Amadou Diallo was shot at 41 times by police officers who mistook his wallet for a gun.
I suppose, if the datum has anywhere been admitted to French publications, the word "amadou" has been avoided, and "punk" used.
Its thick spongy stem, being reduced to charcoal, takes fire like amadou.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
In this English publication, the word "punk" is not used; the substance is called "amadou."
Thom says that Boletus laricis and Polyporus fomentarius yield the amadou of commerce.Among the Mushrooms|Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin