litharge(redirected from Litharage)
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A yellow lead oxide, PbO, used in storage batteries and glass and as a pigment. Also called lead monoxide, massicot.
(Elements & Compounds) another name for lead monoxide
[C14: via Old French from Latin lithargyrus, from Greek, from lithos stone + arguros silver]
lith•arge(ˈlɪθ ɑrdʒ, lɪˈθɑrdʒ)
a yellowish or reddish poisonous solid, PbO, used chiefly in the manufacture of storage batteries.
[1350–1400; litarge < Middle French < Latin lithargyrus < Greek lithárgyros spume of silver]