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chalybeate

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

Definition of chalybeate

  1. :  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 cha·ly·be·ate

Definition of chalybeate

  1. :  a chalybeate liquid or medicine

First Known Use of chalybeate

1667


Medical Dictionary

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chalybeate

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

Medical Definition of chalybeate

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


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chalybeate

noun cha·ly·be·ate

Medical Definition of chalybeate

  1. :  a chalybeate liquid or medicine


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