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plumbous

[ pluhm-buhs ]
/ ˈplʌm bəs /
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adjective Chemistry.

containing bivalent lead.

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Origin of plumbous

From the Latin word plumbōsus, dating back to 1675–85. See plumb, -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for plumbous

plumbous
/ (ˈplʌmbəs) /

adjective

of or containing lead in the divalent state

Word Origin for plumbous

C17: from Late Latin plumbōsus full of lead, from Latin plumbum lead
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