crude zinc from the smelter, esp. as used in galvanizing
Origin of spelterfrom or akin to Middle Dutch speauter, Low German spialter: akin to pewter
Zinc, especially in the form of ingots, slabs, or plates.
Origin of spelterFrom or akin to Dutch spiauter from Middle Dutch from Old French espeautre probably akin to peutre pewter ; see pewter .
(usually uncountable, plural spelters)