lodestone or loadstone [lohd-stohn]
1. a variety of magnetite that possesses magnetic polarity and attracts iron.
2. a piece of this serving as a magnet.
3. something that attracts strongly.
Origin: 1505-15; lode (in obsolete sense “way, course”) + stone
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