Definition of Chalybeate

1. Adjective. Containing or impregnated with or tasting of iron.

Partainyms: Iron



Definition of Chalybeate

1. a. Impregnated with salts of iron; having a taste like iron; as, chalybeate springs.

2. n. Any water, liquid, or medicine, into which iron enters as an ingredient.

Definition of Chalybeate

1. Adjective. Flavored with mineral salts ¹

2. Noun. A mineral water that was a voguish general remedy during the 17th-19th century. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chalybeate

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Medical Definition of Chalybeate

1. An obsolete term for impregnated with or containing iron salts and for a therapeutic agent containing iron. Origin: G. Chalyps (chalyb-), steel (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalybeate

chally
chalone
chalones
chalonic
chalot
chaloth
chals
chalumeau
chalumeaus
chalumeaux
chalupa
chalupas
chalutz
chalutzes
chalutzim
chalybeate (current term)
chalybeate water
chalybeates
chalybeous
chalybite
chalybites
chalypsography
cham
chamade
chamades
chamaeleon
chamaephyte
chamaephytes
chamar
chamars

Literary usage of Chalybeate

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1. The elements of materia medica and therapeutics by Jonathan Pereira (1842)
"Most mineral waters contain this metal, but the term chalybeate is not applied to them ... chalybeate waters are of two kinds, carbonated and sulphated. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1853)
"7} Honk, probably gneiss \ 43J After having bored to this depth, the water rose to about the surface of the island, and was strongly chalybeate; but as they ..."

3. A New Medical Dictionary: Including All the Words and Phrases Used in by George Milbry Gould (1890)
"chalybeate Springs, in Van Buren County, Arkansas. chalybeate and Saline Springs are found in Putnam, Warren, Jackson, Clarke, Floyd, am Scott Counties, ..."

4. A System of Physiologic Therapeutics: A Practical Exposition of the Methods by Solomon Solis-Cohen (1902)
"chalybeate waters have a separate place in all the classifications cited in this ... SPA, in Belgium, which may be considered a typical alkaline chalybeate, ..."

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