Definitions for chalybeatekəˈlɪb i ɪt, -ˌeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cha•lyb•e•atekəˈlɪb i ɪt, -ˌeɪt(adj.)

  1. containing or impregnated with salts of iron, as a mineral spring or medicine.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. (n.)a chalybeate water, medicine, or the like.

    Category: Chemistry

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)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chalybeate(adj)

    containing or impregnated with or tasting of iron


  1. chalybeate(Noun)

    A mineral water that was a voguish general remedy during the 17th-19th century.

  2. chalybeate(Adjective)

    Flavored with mineral salts

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chalybeate(adj)

    impregnated with salts of iron; having a taste like iron; as, chalybeate springs

  2. Chalybeate(noun)

    any water, liquid, or medicine, into which iron enters as an ingredient


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