plumbeous

adjective
plum·​be·​ous | \ ˈpləmbēəs \

Definition of plumbeous

1 : consisting of or resembling lead : leaden
2a : 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

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History and Etymology for plumbeous

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 17 May. 2022.

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