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sulphur-bottom

[ suhl-fer-bot-uhm ]
/ ˈsʌl fərˌbɒt əm /
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noun

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Origin of sulphur-bottom

First recorded in 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for sulphur-bottom

sulphur-bottom

noun

another name for blue whale
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