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Amadou is a spongy, flammable substance prepared from bracket fungi. The species generally used is Fomes fomentarius which in English is also called horse's hoof fungus or tinder fungus. The amadou layer can be found on top of the fungus just below the outer skin and above the pores. It is used as tinder and also used when smouldering as a portable firelighter.

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Google previewJournal of the American Medical Association (1893)

Amadou is a species of fungus—a substance which grows upon old trees in England and on the continent of Europe. It will readily take up more than its weight of water, and in so doing contracts to at least half its former size. When saturated ...

Google previewTransactions of the Section on Laryngology, Otology and Rhinology of the American Medical Associaiton at the Annual Session (1893)

by American Medical Association. Section on Laryngology, Otology, and Rhinology

Amadou is a species of fungus—a substance which grows upon old trees in England and on the continent of Europe. It will readily take up more than its weight of water. and in so doing contracts to at least half its former size. When saturated ...

Google previewDictionary of Manufactures, Mining Machinery, and the Industrial Arts (1876)

by George Dodd

Amadou is a kind of fungus that grows upon many old trees. The sort chiefly known is that which acts as a kind of tinder under the influence of sparks from flint and steel— a use which the lucifer match has nearly thrown into oblivion in England ...

Google previewAfrican Americans and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia (2014)

An Encyclopedia by Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, Marvie Brooks

Amadou Bailo Diallo was a 23-year-old immigrant from the West African country of Guinea who was killed by four undercover New York City police of- ficers in the borough of the Bronx during the early morning hours of February 4, 1999.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Niger (2012)

by Abdourahmane Idrissa, Samuel Decalo

They also play a political role in the key support faithfully provided to one of the country's leading politicians, Hama Amadou. Although the gabdi lifestyle originates in Zarma-Songhay traditions and is dominated by Zarma-Songhay women, ...

Google previewUres̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1878)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure, Robert Hunt

(Amadou, Fr. ; Zunderschuiamm, Ger.) The namo of a spongy combustible substance, prepared from a species of fungus, the Boletus igniarius, Thick grows on the trunks of cherry-trees, ashes, beeches, &c. ; it is sometimes known as spunk, ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

AMADOU, am'a-dixP (Fr., tinder, from ama- douer, to bait, allure, coax, alluding to its use as tinder during the Middle Ages). A name given to some fungi of the genus Polyporus. They grow upon old trees, especially oak and nsh, in Great Britain ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Literature (2003)

by Simon Gikandi

SIMON GIKANDI Amadou, Ousmane b. 1948, Niger poet, novelist, lawyer, and journalist The Nigerien writer Ousmane Amadou came to literature through an ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought (2010)

by Abiola Irele

Assimilation Atlantic Ocean Slave Trade Augustine of Hippo, Saint Autocracy and Authoritarianism Awolowo, Obafemi Azande Azikiwe, Nnamdi B Bâ, Amadou Hampâté Back to Africa and Volta na Africa Baker, Houston Baldwin, James Arthur ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

AMADOU. A species of ...

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)

Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas

Amadou (Fr.), l'ma"doo/. Literally, " touchwood," a kind of fungus. A substance used in graduated compresses, also to support varicose veins, protect abraded surfaces, etc. A-mal'gam. Tat. Amal'gama ; from the Gr. a/ia, "together," and ya/iiu, ...

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1912)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Amadou is to the solution of aluminium sulphate and -prepared by removing the outer rind and care- sulphuric acid so obtained potashes are added, fully separating tho yellow-brown spongy sub- The alum obtained by the evaporation of this ...

Google previewStudent Encyclopedia of African Literature (2008)

by G. D. Killam, Alicia L. Kerfoot

Bâ, amadou hampâté Bâ, mariama Bacchae of Euripides, The Baderoon, ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3A1D2O1U1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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