Definitions

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

  • n. A colorless or white mineral, PbCO3, that is an ore of lead; lead carbonate.

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  • n. A mineral form of lead carbonate, PbCO3, that is an ore of lead.

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  • n. a mineral consisting of lead carbonate that is an important source of lead

Etymologies

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

German Zerussit, from Latin cērussa, ceruse.

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From Latin cērussa ("white lead").

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