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noun 
  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
Etymology: litarge, from lithargyrus, from , from , stone + silver


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