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See also: Neogen and neogén



neo- +‎ -gen


neogen (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, archaic) An alloy resembling silver, consisting chiefly of copper, zinc, and nickel, with small proportions of tin, aluminium, and bismuth.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for neogen in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)