Definition of saturnism in English:

saturnism

Syllabification: sat·ur·nism
Pronunciation: /ˈsadərˌnizəm
 
/

noun

Archaic term for lead poisoning.

Origin

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

Derivatives

saturnic

Pronunciation: /səˈtərnik/
adjective

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