a mass of metal cast in a convenient form for shaping, remelting, or refining.
verb (used with object)
to make ingots of; shape into ingots.
Origin of ingot
1350-1400;Middle English: literally, (something) poured in, equivalent to in-in-1 + got(e) a stream, Old English*gota, akin to gēotan to flow; cognate with Germangiessen,Gothicgiutan,Old Norsegjōta to pour