acetoarsenite

noun
ace·​to·​ar·​se·​nite | \ ¦a-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˈär-sə-ˌnīt, ə-ˌsē-tō- \
plural -s

Definition of acetoarsenite

: a combined acetate and arsenite — see paris green

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First Known Use of acetoarsenite

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetoarsenite

acet- + arsenite

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“Acetoarsenite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acetoarsenite. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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