lead monoxide

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lead monoxide was in 1869

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“Lead monoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20monoxide. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

lead monoxide

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