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British Dictionary definitions for brasil (2 of 2)
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Brasil seems to be the most favourable to them, as it is there alone that they are found loaded with fat.
Others thought they existed on the western coasts of Africa, because they have sometimes been transported from Brasil into Guinea.
It is a native of Guinea, and has been transported into Brasil, where it has multiplied as in its own native country.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Brasil, s. dye made from a certain dye-wood (see note), B 4649.
The sapphire of Brasil is merely a blue tourmaline, as its specific gravity and inferior hardness show.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure