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Muntz metal

[muhnts] /mʌnts/
Origin of Muntz metal
First recorded in 1860-65; named after its inventor, G. F. Muntz, 19th-century English metallurgist and manufacturer Unabridged
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Muntz metal

a type of brass consisting of three parts copper and two parts zinc, used in casting and extrusion
Word Origin
C19: named after G. F. Muntz (1794–1857), English metallurgist
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