Definition of ferrospinel
: any of several synthetic crystalline magnetic substances of spinel structure that contain iron and are poor electrical conductors
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Origin and Etymology of ferrospinel
ferro- (from ferromagnetic) + spinel
First Known Use: 1950See Words from the same year
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