latten


latten
/lat"n/, n.
1. a brasslike alloy commonly made in thin sheets and formerly much used for church utensils.
2. tin plate.
3. any metal in thin sheets.
[1300-50; ME lato(u)n < MF laton copper-zinc alloy Ar latun < Turkic; cf. Turk altin gold]

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Universalium. 2010.

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