Crude zinc oxide obtained from the flues of smelting furnaces.
An impure zinc oxide obtained as a sublimate from the flues of zinc-smelting furnaces and used as a polishing powder.
Origin of tutty
- Middle English tutie from Old French from Arabic tūtīyā from Persian from Sanskrit tuttham blue vitriol probably of Dravidian origin Kannada tutta
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition