bordeaux mixture

noun, often capitalized B
bor·​deaux mixture | \ bȯr-ˈdō- How to pronounce bordeaux mixture (audio) , ˈbȯr-ˌdō- \

Definition of bordeaux mixture

: a fungicide made by combination of copper sulfate, lime, and water

First Known Use of bordeaux mixture

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Bordeaux mixture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bordeaux%20mixture. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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