sugar of lead

Definitions of sugar of lead
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n a poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes

Synonyms:
lead acetate
Type of:
acetate, ethanoate
a salt or ester of acetic acid
dye, dyestuff
a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

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