ferronickel

noun
fer·​ro·​nickel | \ "+ \

Definition of ferronickel

: a crude alloy of iron and nickel sometimes used in making nickel steel

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First Known Use of ferronickel

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ferronickel

ferro- + nickel

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The first known use of ferronickel was in 1876

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“Ferronickel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferronickel. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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