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lead arsenate

noun

Definition of LEAD ARSENATE

:  an arsenate of lead: as
a :  an acid salt PbHAsO4 used especially as an insecticide
b :  a neutral salt Pb3(AsO4)2 used especially as an insecticide

First Known Use of LEAD ARSENATE

circa 1903
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lead arsenate

noun

Medical Definition of LEAD ARSENATE

:  an arsenate of lead; especially :  either of the two salts PbHAsO4 and Pb3(AsO4)2 formerly used as insecticides

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