saturnism

noun
sat·​urn·​ism | \ ˈsa-tər-ˌni-zəm \

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circa 1855, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of saturnism was circa 1855

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saturnism

noun
sat·​urn·​ism | \ ˈsat-ər-ˌniz-əm \

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