poudrette

[ poo-dret ]
/ puˈdrɛt /
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noun

a fertilizer made from dried night soil mixed with other substances, as gypsum and charcoal.

Nearby words

  1. pouch,
  2. pouched,
  3. pouched rat,
  4. pouchy,
  5. poudrage,
  6. poudreuse,
  7. pouf,
  8. poughkeepsie,
  9. pouilly,
  10. pouilly-fuissé

Origin of poudrette

1830–40; < French, equivalent to poudre powder1 + -ette -ette

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