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ferrocerium

[ fer-oh-seer-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌfɛr oʊˈsɪər i əm /
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noun

an alloy of 65 percent misch metal and 35 percent iron, used in flints for cigarette lighters.

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Origin of ferrocerium

From New Latin; see origin at ferro-, cerium
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