lewisite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lewis +‎ -ite, after US chemist and soldier Winford Lee Lewis (1878–1943).

Noun[edit]

lewisite (uncountable)

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  1. An organoarsenic compound used as a chemical weapon.

Further reading[edit]

  • Lewisite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • lewisite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016