[ pluhm-buhs ]
/ ˈplʌm bəs /
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containing bivalent lead.
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Example sentences from the Web for plumbous
A mixture of two parts of heavy spar and one of the plumbous compound.Field's Chromatography|George Field
British Dictionary definitions for plumbous
/ (ˈplʌmbəs) /
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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