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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 previewUnder an African Sky (2014)

A Journey to Africa's Climate Frontline by Peter Hudson

Amadou is a largeman witha large, shaven head, a pockmarkedfaceand a glint ofhumor inhis eyes. A Moor in neatWestern clothes is standing infrontofhis desk. ' Tell him it cannot be done,' Amadou is saying tothe man, speaking French.

Google previewCase Studies In Global Health, Millions Saved (2016)

by CTI Reviews

SubSaharan Africa • Acid • folic acid • fortification CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Amadou: Amadou is a spongy, flammable substance prepared from bracket fungi. The species generally used is Fomes ...

Google previewWhat to Observe (1841)

Or, The Traveller's Remembrancer by Julian R. Jackson

* Amadou is a species of Fungus called Boletus Igniarius. This is beaten into flat pieces, then dried, then steeped in a solution of nitre and dried.

Google previewDictionary of Manufactures, Mining, Machinery, and the Industrial Arts (1869)

by George Dodd

Amadou is a kind of fungus that ...

Google previewThe Fisherman's Vade Mecum - A Compendium of Precepts, Counsel, Knowledge and Experience in Most Matters Pertaining to Fishing for Trout, Sea Trout, S (2013)

by G. W. Maunsell,

Amadou is a timber fungus which grows on the trunks of old trees; the best is found on old birch wood. It is soft and very absorbent; is used by surgeons and dentists. In the Highlands of Scotland it is called 'Spoung' and after treatment with ...

Google previewIntroduction to International Development , Approaches, Actors, and Issues (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Amadou: Amadou is a spongy, flammable substance prepared from bracket fungi . The species generally used is Fomes fomentarius (formerly Ungulina fomentaria or Polyporus fomentarius) which in English is also called horse's hoof fungus ...

Google previewJourney from Riga to the Crimea (1827)

With Some Account of the Manners and Customs of the Colonists of New Russia by Mary Holderness

* Amadou is a spungy substance ...

Google previewThe Living Age (1856)

Amadou is a fungus from trees dried, sliced, and boiled in saltpetre. The ashes of a cigar, or wet gunpowder, rubbed into paper will convert it into touch-paper. To keep anything dry, to light either a fire or a pipe, is very difficult when camping ...

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 previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought (2010)

by Abiola Irele

Niven Bamba, Cheikh Amadou Cheikh Amadou Bamba, founder of the Murid order (Muridiyya), whose disciples consider him a saintly personage, is one ofthe most revered Muslim leaders in Senegal. The descendants ofBamba ...

Google previewLexicon Urthus, Second Edition (2008)

by Michael Andre-Driussi

amadou “large enough to bite a man's head as a man bites an apple,” and claws larger and coarser than those of a bear. On Urth its habitat is the snow swept tablelands. Arabic: an archaic transliteration of “al-dhi'b,” meaning wolf, jackal, or a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sacred Places (2011)

by Norbert Brockman

Around 500,000 people take part, about half the annual number of pilgrims to Amadou Bamba's mausoleum. The Grand Magal takes place forty-eight days after the start of the Islamic new year and lasts three days. Near the mosque, directly ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

AMADOU. A species of Bolclus found ...

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, Klein Grant

AMADOU. A species of Boletus found on the trunks of old trees. It is generally said to be the Bolelm igniarius, but is more probably the B. fame-alarms. It is boiled in water, to remove the epidermis and porous parts, and extnrt the soluble matter; ...

Google previewBeeton's Dictionary of practical recipes and every-day information (1871)

by Samuel Orchart Beeton

AMADOU. This useful material is easily prepared. It may be obtained from several sorts of fungi, especially from the different species of Polyporus. These hard and corky fungi should be cut into slices, the outer bark being removed with a sharp ...

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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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