Definition of lithopone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪθəpəʊn/


[mass noun]
A white pigment made from zinc sulphide and barium sulphate.


Late 19th century: from litho- 'stone, crystals' + Greek ponos '(thing) produced by work'.

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