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GLOSSARY

Tutanego (also, Tutenag)

(Metal.) Crude zinc. Imported from China during the 18th century and occationally used as ballast on the East Indiamen on homecoming, known from for example the East Indiaman Gotheborg foundered 1745 at which excavation some genuine samples was found.

See also Paktong

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