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Use "asphaltum" in a sentence
"He even used the tar from the seepage, known as asphaltum, to waterproof two of his ships, just as the native Chumash Indians did with their canoes."
"The roofing paper prepared with distilled tar is perhaps most suitably called asphaltum paper, as this has been used in its manufacture."
"The tar pits contain L.A.’s earliest resource, pitch as in “pitch black”, which is really solidified petroleum, also called asphaltum, a thick layer of goo between the surface and L.A.’s later, deeper resource, oil."