plumbeous

[pluhm-bee-uh s]
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adjective

resembling or containing lead; leaden.

Nearby words

  1. plumb rule,
  2. plumb-bob,
  3. plumbaginaceous,
  4. plumbaginous,
  5. plumbago,
  6. plumber,
  7. plumber's helper,
  8. plumber's snake,
  9. plumbery,
  10. plumbic

Origin of plumbeous

1570–80; < Latin plumbeus, equivalent to plumb(um) lead + -eus -eous

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British Dictionary definitions for plumbeous

plumbeous

adjective

made of or relating to lead or resembling lead in colour

Word Origin for plumbeous

C16: from Latin plumbeus leaden, from plumbum lead

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