plumbous


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plumbous

(ˈplʌmbəs)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of or containing lead in the divalent state
[C17: from Late Latin plumbōsus full of lead, from Latin plumbum lead]
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Adj.1.plumbous - relating to or consisting of lead
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Somewhat later syncretic confusion transferred gold to the aegis of the Sun from that of Saturn, where it was originally thought to have come, and silver was assigned to the lunar numen, while lead became the symbol of the circumspect, plumbous Saturn.