Definition of wolfram in English:

wolfram

Pronunciation /ˈwo͝olfrəm/ /ˈwʊlfrəm/

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noun

  • Tungsten or its ore, especially as a commercial commodity.

Origin

Mid 18th century from German, assumed to be a miners' term, perhaps from Wolf ‘wolf’ + Middle High German rām ‘soot’, probably originally a pejorative term referring to the ore's inferiority to tin, with which it occurred.