litharge

noun li·tharge \ ˈli-ˌthärj , li-ˈthärj \

Definition of litharge

: a fused lead monoxide; broadly : lead monoxide

Origin and Etymology of litharge

Middle English, from Anglo-French litarge, from Latin lithargyrus, from Greek lithargyros, from lithos + argyros silver — more at argent


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litharge

noun li·tharge \ ˈlith-ˌärj , lith-ˈ \

medical Definition of litharge

: lead monoxide obtained in flake or powdered form; broadly : lead monoxide — compare massicot

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