from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A heavy white poisonous powder, essentially basic lead carbonate, used in paint pigments.
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- n. A basic lead carbonate once used in paint
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Native lead carbonate; cerusite.
- n. hydrated carbonate of lead, obtained as a white, amorphous powder, and much used as an ingredient of white paint.
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- n. a poisonous white pigment that contains lead
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