Definition of iron-shot in English:

iron-shot

adjective

Geology Mineralogy
  • Suffused or streaked with iron compounds or markings due to such compounds.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Richard Kirwan (1733–1812), chemist and mineralogist. From iron + shot.

Pronunciation

iron-shot

/ˈʌɪənʃɒt/