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lead acetate

noun

Definition of lead acetate

  1. :  an acetate of lead; especially :  a poisonous soluble salt PbC4H6O4·3H2O



1866

First Known Use of lead acetate

1866


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lead acetate

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noun \ˈled-\

Medical Definition of lead acetate

  1. :  a poisonous soluble lead salt PbC4H6O4·3H2O used in medicine especially formerly as an astringent—called also sugar of lead




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