plumbeous

adjective

plum·​be·​ous
ˈpləmbēəs
1
: consisting of or resembling lead : leaden
2
a
: having a dull gray color like that of lead
b
: of the color lead
3
of a ceramic object : finished or treated with a lead glaze

Word History

Etymology

Latin plumbeus, from plumbum lead + -eus -eous

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“Plumbeous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plumbeous. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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