Definition of saturnism in English:

saturnism

Line breaks: sat¦urn|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈsatənɪz(ə)m
 
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noun

archaic term for lead poisoning.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Saturn in the obsolete alchemical sense 'lead' + -ism.

Derivatives

saturnic

Pronunciation: /səˈtəːnɪk/
adjective

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