speiss

noun \ˈs(h)pīs\

Definition of speiss

plural

-es

  1. :  a mixture of impure metallic arsenides produced as a regulus in smelting certain ores — compare matte

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Origin and Etymology of speiss

German speise, literally, food, from Old High German spīsa, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin spesa, from Late Latin expensa expense


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