bitumen of the consistency of tar; maltha.
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Origin of mineral tar
First recorded in 1790–1800
Words nearby mineral tar
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British Dictionary definitions for mineral tar
a natural black viscous tar intermediate in properties between petroleum and asphaltAlso called: maltha
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