manganese bronze


noun

an alloy that is about 55 percent copper, 40 percent zinc, and up to 3.5 percent manganese.

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Origin of manganese bronze

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for manganese bronze

manganese bronze

noun

any of various alloys containing copper (55–60 per cent), zinc (35–42 per cent), and manganese (about 3.5 per cent)
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