loadstone

noun

load·​stone

less common spelling of lodestone

1
: magnetite possessing polarity
2
: something that strongly attracts

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“Loadstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loadstone. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

loadstone

variant of lodestone

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