metalline

[met-l-in, -ahyn]

Origin of metalline

1425–75; late Middle English metalline < Medieval Latin metallīnus of metal. See metal, -ine1
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metalline

adjective
  1. of, resembling, or relating to metals
  2. containing metals or metal ions
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