lead arsenate

noun

Definition of lead arsenate

: an arsenate of lead: such as
a : an acid salt PbHAsO4 used especially as an insecticide
b : a neutral salt Pb3(AsO4)2 used especially as an insecticide

First Known Use of lead arsenate

circa 1903

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lead arsenate

noun

medical Definition of lead arsenate

: an arsenate of lead; especially : either of the two salts PbHAsO4 and Pb3(AsO4)2 formerly used as insecticides

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