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aramid

[ ar-uh-mid ]
/ ˈær ə mɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
any of a class of synthetic aromatic long-chain polyamides capable of extrusion into fibers having resistance to high temperatures and great strength.
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Origin of aramid

Probably ar(omatic) + -amid, respelling of amide
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