plumboferrite

noun

plum·​bo·​ferrite
¦pləm(ˌ)bō+
plural -s
: a mineral PbFe4O7 consisting of an oxide of lead and iron

Word History

Etymology

Swedish plumboferrit, from plumb- + ferr- (from Latin ferrum iron) + -it -ite

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“Plumboferrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plumboferrite. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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