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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  1. Chalybeate spring

    Chalybeate waters, also known as ferruginous waters, are mineral spring waters containing salts of iron.

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