Definition of Castoreums

1. castoreum [n] - See also: castoreum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Castoreums

castmates
castmember
castmembers
castock
castocks
castoff
castoffs
castor-oil
castor-oil plant
castor bean
castor bean plant
castor beans
castor oil
castor sugar
castoreums (current term)
castories
castorin
castors
castory
castral
castrametation
castrametations
castrater
castraters
castrates
castrati
castrating

Literary usage of Castoreums

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1. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"They are called beavers or castoreums from the material of which they are made, and they are known by this name over all Europe. Outside of the coat of fur ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1868)
"... 104 wolves, 46274 castoreums, 7300 beavers' tails. Several of the largest fortunes now possessed in this city were obtained from this commerce. ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1868)
"... 104 wolves, 46274 castoreums, 7300 beavers tails. Several of the largest fortunes now possessed in this city were obtained from this commerce. ..."

4. Collections of the New-York Historical Society by New York Historical Society (1841)
"From the beaver fur, or wool, the best hats are made that are worn, which are named beavers or castoreums, after the materials from which the same are made, ..."

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