Share this entry
plumbate Line breaks: plum|bate
Pronunciation: /ˈplʌmbeɪt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of plumbate in English:


A salt in which the anion contains both lead and oxygen, especially one of the anion PbO32−.


Mid 19th century: from Latin plumbum 'lead' + -ate1.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources