Definition of ferro-cement in English:

ferro-cement

noun

  • 1Reinforced concrete; = "ferro-concrete" (now rare).

  • 2A construction material made from thin layers of mortar containing steel wire or mesh.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Hampshire Advertiser.

Pronunciation

ferro-cement

/ˌfɛrə(ʊ)sɪˈmɛnt/