- a salt or ester of arsenic acid.
Origin of arsenate
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Arsenate of lead will give effective control on garden legumes.
It is made with the paste known as Swift's Arsenate Paste, mixed with water.Roses and Rose Growing
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Arsenate of lead is sold as a paste and as a powder, and is mixed with water to form a spray, 3lb.
Arsenate of lead against the young caterpillars during November to February would act as an efficient control.
Arsenate of lead alone, as was to be expected, had little or no effect upon the aphides.
- a salt or ester of arsenic acid, esp a salt containing the ion A 5 O 4 3–
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- A salt of arsenic acid.
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- A salt containing the radical AsO4.
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