bloomery

bloomery

[bloo-muh-ree]
noun, plural bloomeries.
Metalworking. a hearth for smelting iron in blooms of pasty consistency by means of charcoal.

Origin:
1575–85; bloom2 + -ery

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bloomery (ˈbluːmərɪ)
 
n , pl -eries
a place in which malleable iron is produced directly from iron ore

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