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Paris green

noun Par·is green \ˈpa-rəs-\

Definition of PARIS GREEN

1
:  a very poisonous green copper and arsenic compound C4H6As6Cu4O16 used especially formerly as an insecticide and pigment
2
:  a brilliant yellowish green
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Origin of PARIS GREEN

Paris, France
First Known Use: 1868
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Paris green

noun Par·is green \ˌpar-əs-\

Medical Definition of PARIS GREEN

:  a very poisonous copper-based bright green powder Cu(C2H3O2)2·3Cu(AsO2)2 that is used as an insecticide and pigment

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