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massicot

[mas-i-kot] /ˈmæs ɪˌkɒt/
noun
1.
monoxide of lead, PbO, in the form of a yellow powder, used as a pigment and drier.
Origin of massicot
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English masticot < Middle French < Italian massicotto < Arabic masḥaqūniyā, perhaps < Greek
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massicot

/ˈmæsɪˌkɒt/
noun
1.
a yellow earthy secondary mineral consisting of lead oxide. Formula: PbO
Word Origin
C15: via French from Italian marzacotto ointment, perhaps from Arabic shabb qubti Egyptian alum
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