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English[]

Etymology[]

Old French litarge, from Latin lithargyrus, from Ancient Greek λιθαργυρος, from λίθος, stone + αργυρός silver

Pronunciation[]

  • (RP) /ˈlɪθɑ:ʤ/, /"lITA:dZ/
  • (US) enPR: lĭthʹärj, IPA: /ˈlɪθɑrʤ/, SAMPA: /"lITArdZ/

Noun[]

Wikipedia

Singular
Litharge

Plural
-

Litharge (-)

  1. lead monoxide, PbO, a toxic solid formed from the oxidisation of lead in air, and used as a pigment
    • 1997: From an inner pocket he produces a costly Ramillies Wig, shakes it out in a brisk Cloud of scented Litharge, and claps it on, with a minimum of fuss, over his ascetic’s Crop. — Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon

Translations[]

Anagrams[]

  • aeghilrt,
  • thirlage

French[]

Noun[]

Litharge f (usually uncountable)

  1. litharge

et:litharge fr:litharge io:litharge ru:litharge ta:litharge te:litharge vi:litharge zh:litharge

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