litharge


li·tharge

noun \ˈli-ˌthärj, li-ˈ\

Definition of LITHARGE

:  a fused lead monoxide; broadly :  lead monoxide

Origin of LITHARGE

Middle English, from Anglo-French litarge, from Latin lithargyrus, from Greek lithargyros, from lithos + argyros silver — more at argent
First Known Use: 14th century

li·tharge

noun \ˈlith-ˌärj, lith-ˈ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LITHARGE

: lead monoxide obtained in flake or powdered form; broadly : lead monoxide—compare massicot

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