maltha: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mal'thu), [key]
— n.
  1. a liquid bitumen used in ancient times as a mortar or waterproofing agent.
  2. any of various natural mixtures of bituminous hydrocarbons.
  3. a viscous mineral liquid or semiliquid bitumen; a mineral tar.
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