paktong

noun
pak·​tong | \ ˈpakˌtȯŋ \
variants: or less commonly packfong \ -​ˌfȯŋ \
plural -s

Definition of paktong

: an alloy resembling nickel silver and consisting of nickel, zinc, and copper

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History and Etymology for paktong

Cantonese paâk t'ūng, from paâk white + t'ūng copper

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“Paktong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paktong. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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