Definition of alquifou in English:

alquifou

(also arquifoux, alquifore, alquifoux)

noun

  • Galena (lead ore) used as the basis of a green pottery glaze, especially in Spain and France; potter's ore.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Richard Rolt (d. 1770), historian and writer. From French alquifoux from Spanish alquifol, variant of alcohol galena, lead sulphide.

Pronunciation

alquifou

/ˈalkɪfuː//alkɪˈfuː/