Definition of alnico in English:

alnico

noun

  • Any of a group of iron alloys containing nickel, aluminium, and cobalt, used to make permanent magnets.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Ada (Oklahoma) Evening News. From al- + ni- + co-.

Pronunciation

alnico

/ˈalnɪkəʊ//alˈnɪkəʊ/