amadou definition

  • noun:
    • A spongy, combustible material ready from bracket fungi, formerly used as a styptic and as tinder.
    • A spongy, combustible substance, prepared from fungi (Boletus and Polyporus) which develops on old trees; German tinder; punk. It's been utilized as a styptic by surgeons, but its typical use is really as tinder, that purpose it is made by soaking it in a stronger answer of niter.
    • A soft spongy compound, consisting of the greater solid part of a fungus (Polyporus fomentarius as well as other types discovered growing on forest-trees), steeped in an answer of saltpeter.

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