[as-fawl-tuh m or, esp. British, -fal-]
Origin of asphaltum
< New Latin < Greek ásphalton asphalt
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Examples from the Web for asphaltum
A good plan is to paint the inside of the box with asphaltum paint.
Clean the case thoroughly and give it a coat of asphaltum paint.
Outside of this basin the square was paved with asphaltum, and was as hard and smooth as a floor.Rollo in Paris
The paving, or repaving, of all the streets with the best quality of asphaltum.Industrial Cuba
Robert P. Porter
Most of Hilton's works are falling to decay through the use of asphaltum.English Painters
Harry John Wilmot-Buxton