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ambergris

Ambergris is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter S for which we found 1 definitions.

Definition
(n.) A substance of the consistence of wax found floating in the Indian Ocean and other parts of the tropics and also as a morbid secretion in the intestines of the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) which is believed to be in all cases its true origin. In color it is white ash-gray yellow or black and often variegated like marble. The floating masses are sometimes from sixty to two hundred and twenty-five pounds in weight. It is wholly volatilized as a white vapor at 212ยก Fahrenheit and is highly valued in perfumery.

Syllable Information

The word ambergris is a 9 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for ambergris is: am-ber-gris



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