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lead arsenate

noun

Definition of lead arsenate

  1. :  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



Circa 1903

First Known Use of lead arsenate

circa 1903


Medical Dictionary

lead arsenate

noun

Medical Definition of lead arsenate

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




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