spelter definition by Webster's New World
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crude zinc from the smelter, esp. as used in galvanizing
Origin: ; from or akin to Middle Dutch speauter, Low German spialter: akin to pewter
spelter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Zinc, especially in the form of ingots, slabs, or plates.
Origin: Probably of Dutch or Low German origin.