Paris green

Primary Meanings of Paris green

1.
n
a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
2.
n
a shade of green tinged with yellow
Full Definitions of Paris green
1

n a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate

Type of:
insect powder, insecticide
a chemical used to kill insects
pigment
dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
double salt
a solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization
2

n a shade of green tinged with yellow

Synonyms:
chartreuse, pea green, yellow green, yellowish green
Type of:
green, greenness, viridity
green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

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