Definition of hydrocerussite
: a mineral Pb3(OH)2(CO3)2 consisting of a basic lead carbonate that crystallizes in thin colorless hexagonal plates
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Origin and Etymology of hydrocerussite
Swedish hydrocerussit, from hydr- + cerussit cerussite, from German zerussit
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