Middle English litarge, borrowed from Anglo-French, borrowed from Latin lithargyrus, borrowed from Greek lithárgyros, from lith- lith- + árgyros "silver" — more at argent
14th century, in the meaning defined above
“Litharge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/litharge. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.
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