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britannia


britannia


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Britannia  \Bri*tan"ni*a\,  n.  [From  L.  Britannia  Great  Britain.] 
  A  white-metal  alloy  of  tin,  antimony,  bismuth,  copper,  etc 
  It  somewhat  resembles  silver,  and  is  used  for  table  ware. 
  Called  also  {Britannia  metal}.