plumbate

noun
plum·​bate | \ ˈpləmˌbāt \
plural -s

Definition of plumbate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a salt (as calcium ortho-plumbate Ca2PbO4 or sodium hexa-hydroxo-plumbate Na2[Pb(OH)6]) formed by reaction of lead dioxide with basic oxides

plumbate

adjective
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Definition of plumbate (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to a middle American pottery with a lustrous metallic surface typically the color of lead but sometimes grayish green or orange

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History and Etymology for plumbate

Noun

International Scientific Vocabulary plumbic + -ate

Adjective

plumb- + -ate

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“Plumbate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plumbate. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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