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Bordeaux mixture


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  • proper n. A mixture of copper sulphate and lime that is sprayed on plants as a fungicide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A fungicidal mixture composed of blue vitriol, lime, and water. The formula in common use is: blue vitriol, 6 lbs.; lime, 4 lbs.; water, 35 -- 50 gallons.

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

  • n. antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime


From Bordeaux in France, where it is used on vines (Wiktionary)


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