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plumbous

[pluhm-buh s] /ˈplʌm bəs/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
containing bivalent lead.
Origin of plumbous
1675-1685
From the Latin word plumbōsus, dating back to 1675-85. See plumb, -ous
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plumbous

/ˈplʌmbəs/
adjective
1.
of or containing lead in the divalent state
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin plumbōsus full of lead, from Latin plumbum lead
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Word Origin and History for plumbous
adj.

1680s, "leaden;" 1854 in chemistry sense, "containing lead" (especially in a low valence), from Latin plumbosus "full of lead," from plumbum (see plumb (n.)).

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