edelmetaal etymology

Dutch word edelmetaal comes from Dutch metaal, Dutch edel (Noble.)

Detailed word origin of edelmetaal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
metaal Dutch (nld) (heraldry) metal. Metal (atomic element or material made of such atoms).
edel Dutch (nld) Noble.
edelmetaal Dutch (nld) Noble metal (a metal which is little (or not at all) subject to oxidation).

Words with the same origin as edelmetaal

Descendants of metaal