spiegeleisen

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

Definition of spiegeleisen 

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

First Known Use of spiegeleisen

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spiegeleisen

German Spiegeleisen, from Spiegel mirror + Eisen iron

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