Origin of Paris green
Examples from the Web for paris green
If it is a biting insect, that is one that eats the leaf, such as the potato beetle, paris-green should be used.
The common rat poisons are Arsenic, Strychnine and Paris-green.All about Ferrets and Rats|Adolph Isaacsen
Insect powder is not poisonous to man as is paris-green, and so may be used freely on cabbage or other similar plants.
Why will spraying with a poison, such as paris-green, kill these insects?