from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See lead acetate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a trivial name of lead acetate; due to its sweetish taste.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. acetate of lead.
  • n. See Sugar, 2, above.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes


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