lead nitrate

noun
\ ˈled- \

Definition of lead nitrate

: a poisonous soluble crystalline salt Pb(NO3)2 obtained by reaction of lead or a lead compound with nitric acid and used chiefly in making other lead salts and in fireworks also : any of several closely related basic salts

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“Lead nitrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20nitrate. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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