Paktong definition

An alloy of zinc, copper and nickel, closely resembling silver, of Chinese origin; any of a number of similar alloys developed in imitation of the Chinese product.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of paktong - packfong, packtong, paitung, pakfong

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
paktong
Plural:
paktongs

Origin of paktong

  • An Anglicisation of Cantonese 白銅 (baak6 tung4, "white copper").

    From Wiktionary