manganese bronze


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

Origin of manganese bronze

1
First recorded in1830–40

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manganese bronze

noun
  1. 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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