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chalybeate

adjective cha·ly·be·ate \ kə-ˈlē-bē-ət , -ˈli- \

Definition of chalybeate

: impregnated with salts of iron; also : having a taste due to iron
  • chalybeate springs

Origin and Etymology of chalybeate

probably from New Latin chalybeatus, irregular from Latin chalybs steel, from Greek chalyb-, chalyps, from Chalybes, ancient people in Asia Minor


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chalybeate

noun

Definition of chalybeate

: a chalybeate liquid or medicine

First Known Use of chalybeate

1667

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chalybeate

adjective cha·ly·be·ate \ kə-ˈlib-ē-ət , -ˈlē-bē- \

medical Definition of chalybeate

: impregnated with salts of iron; also : having a taste due to iron
  • chalybeate water

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chalybeate

noun

medical Definition of chalybeate

: a chalybeate liquid or medicine

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