Definition of plumbate in English:

plumbate

Line breaks: plum|bate
Pronunciation: /ˈplʌmbeɪt
 
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noun

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

Origin

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

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