Scheele's green

noun

Schee·​le's green ˈshā-ləz- How to pronounce Scheele's green (audio) -lēz- How to pronounce Scheele's green (audio)
: a poisonous yellowish green pigment consisting essentially of a copper arsenite and used especially as an insecticide

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“Scheele's green.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Scheele%27s%20green. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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