lead monoxide

noun

Definition of lead monoxide

: a yellow to brownish-red poisonous compound PbO used in rubber manufacture and glassmaking

First Known Use of lead monoxide

1869


Medical Dictionary

lead monoxide

noun \ ˈled- \

medical Definition of lead monoxide

: a yellow to brownish red poisonous compound PbO used in rubber manufacture and glassmaking — see litharge, massicot

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