noun, plural bloom·er·ies.

Metalworking. a hearth for smelting iron in blooms of pasty consistency by means of charcoal.

Origin of bloomery

First recorded in 1575–85; bloom2 + -ery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -eries

a place in which malleable iron is produced directly from iron ore
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