plumbous

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A mixture of two parts of heavy spar and one of the plumbous compound.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, "leaden;" 1854 in chemistry sense, "containing lead" (especially in a low valence), from Latin plumbosus "full of lead," from plumbum (see plumb (n.)).

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leaden

adjectivemade of lead
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