plumbum

[ pluhm-buhm ]
/ ˈplʌm bəm /

noun Chemistry.

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Origin of plumbum

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for plumbum

plumbum
/ (ˈplʌmbəm) /

noun

an obsolete name for lead 2

Word Origin for plumbum

from Latin
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Medical definitions for plumbum

plumbum
[ plŭmbəm ]

n.

The metallic element lead.
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