One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Especially in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries: red ochre.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Phillip (fl. 1596–1619), translator. From Spanish almagre, † almagra (both 1250) from Arabic al-maġra from al the + maġra, variant of muġra red ochre.
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