Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to lead; derived from lead: as, plumbic, acid.

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

  • adjective (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, resembling, or containing, lead; -- used specifically to designate those compounds in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with plumbous compounds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective chemistry Of, pertaining to, resembling or containing lead.
  • adjective chemistry Specifically, of compounds in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with plumbous compounds.

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

  • adjective relating to or consisting of lead

Etymologies

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Latin plumb(um), lead + -ic

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