from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A poisonous, white amorphous powder, As2O3, used in insecticides, rat poisons, weed killers, pigments, and preservatives for hides and wood.
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- noun An industrially important
oxideof arsenicthat occurs as the mineral claudetite; formula As2O3 (though in liquid, gaseous and some solid forms it has molecules of the form As4O6).
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- noun a white powdered poisonous trioxide of arsenic; used in manufacturing glass and as a pesticide (rat poison) and weed killer
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