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album graecum

Al"bum Græ"cum (Also<
  • Album Graecum
  • Album Græcum
)
Etymology
L., Greek white.
Definitions
  1. Dung of dogs or hyenas, which becomes white by exposure to air. It is used in dressing leather, and was formerly used in medicine.
Webster 1913

autograph album

  • noun an album for autographs
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benefit album

  • noun concept album compiling a performer's work or work supporting some worthy cause
    benefit album.
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chenopodium album

  • noun common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb
    pigweed; wild spinach; lamb's-quarters.
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concept album

  • noun an album whose recordings are unified by some theme (instrumental or lyrical or narrative or compositional)
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cypripedium album

  • noun pale pink wild orchid of northeastern America having an inflated pouchlike lip
    common lady's-slipper; Cypripedium reginae; showy lady slipper; showy lady's-slipper.
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haemulon album

  • noun a grunt with a red mouth that is found from Florida to Brazil
    margate.
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lamium album

  • noun European dead nettle with white flowers
    white dead nettle.
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Nihil album

  • L., white nothing (Chem.), oxide of zinc. See under Zinc.
Webster 1913

phonograph album

  • noun an album for holding phonograph records
    phonograph album.
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photograph album

  • noun an album for photographs
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record album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    album.
  • noun an album for holding phonograph records
    phonograph album.
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santalum album

  • noun parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests
    sandalwood tree; true sandalwood.
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stamp album

  • noun an album for stamps
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tribute album

  • noun concept album compiling a performer's work or work supporting some worthy cause
    benefit album.
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viscum album

  • noun Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
    Old World mistletoe; mistletoe.
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