ferromanganese

[fer-oh-mang-guh-nees, -neez]
noun
a ferroalloy containing up to 90 percent manganese.

Origin:
1880–85; ferro- + manganese

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ferromanganese (ˌfɛrəʊˈmæŋɡəˌniːz)
 
n
an alloy of iron and manganese, used in making additions of manganese to cast iron and steel

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