bordeaux mixture

noun

bor·​deaux mixture bȯr-ˈdō- How to pronounce bordeaux mixture (audio)
ˈbȯr-ˌdō-
often capitalized B
: a fungicide made by combination of copper sulfate, lime, and water

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bordeaux mixture was in 1888

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“Bordeaux mixture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bordeaux%20mixture. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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