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metallurgy

met·al·lur·gy

metallurgy

pronunciation:
me t luhr ji
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part of speech: noun
definition: the science or method of extracting metals from ore, of creating combinations of various metals, or of heating and working metal.
derivation: metallurgist (n.)
Word Parts
The word metallurgy contains the following part:
erg, ergo, urg Greek root that means work