lewisite

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See also: Lewisite

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]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2022), “Lewisite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • lewisite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2022.