desilverize

transitive verb
de·​silverize
variants: or less commonly desilver \ "+ \

Definition of desilverize

: to remove the silver from : free from silver desilverizing lead ores

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Other Words from desilverize

desilverizer \ "+ \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for desilverize

desilverize from de- + silver + -ize; desilver from de- + silver

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“Desilverize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desilverize. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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