saturnism

noun
sat·​urn·​ism | \ ˈsa-tər-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce saturnism (audio) \

Definition of saturnism

First Known Use of saturnism

circa 1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saturnism

saturn lead

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The first known use of saturnism was circa 1848

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saturninity

saturnism

Saturn line

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“Saturnism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saturnism. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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saturnism

noun
sat·​urn·​ism | \ ˈsat-ər-ˌniz-əm How to pronounce saturnism (audio) \

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