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Bordeaux mixture

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mixture of copper sulfate, lime, and water that is sprayed as a fungicide on trees and plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Hort.) 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.

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

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

  • noun antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime

Etymologies

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

[Translation of French bouillie bordelaise : bouillie, gruel, mixture + bordelaise, of Bordeaux.]

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From Bordeaux in France, where it is used on vines

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