Definitions for chalybeatekəˈlɪb i ɪt, -ˌeɪt
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cha•lyb•e•atekəˈlɪb i ɪt, -ˌeɪt(adj.)
containing or impregnated with salts of iron, as a mineral spring or medicine.
(n.)a chalybeate water, medicine, or the like.
Origin of chalybeate:
1625–35; < NL chalybēātus < L chalybē(ïus) of iron (< Gk s. chalyb- iron, steel, after the Chálybes people of Asia Minor famous for their steel)
containing or impregnated with or tasting of iron
A mineral water that was a voguish general remedy during the 17th-19th century.
Flavored with mineral salts
impregnated with salts of iron; having a taste like iron; as, chalybeate springs
any water, liquid, or medicine, into which iron enters as an ingredient
Chalybeate waters, also known as ferruginous waters, are mineral spring waters containing salts of iron.
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