litharge

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Old French litarge, from Latin lithargyrus, from Ancient Greek λιθαργυρος, from λίθος, stone + αργυρός silver

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litharge (uncountable)

  1. Lead monoxide (PbO) a toxic solid formed from the oxidisation of lead in air, and used as a pigment
    • 1997, From an inner pocket he produces a costly Ramillies Wig, shakes it out in a brisk Cloud of scented Litharge, and claps it on, with a minimum of fuss, over his ascetic’s Crop. — Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon

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litharge f (uncountable)

  1. litharge

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