Definition of spelter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

spelter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈspeltə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspeltər//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of zinc that is not pure Word Origin mid 17th cent.: compare with Old French espeautre, Middle Dutch speauter; related to pewter.
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