spiegeleisen

noun spie·gel·ei·sen \ ˈspē-gə-ˌlī-zᵊn \
variants: or less commonly spiegel play \ˈspē-gəl\

Definition of spiegeleisen

:a composition of iron that contains 15 to 30 percent manganese and 4.5 to 6.5 percent carbon

Origin and Etymology of spiegeleisen

German Spiegeleisen, from Spiegel mirror + Eisen iron


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