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plumbum

[pluhm-buh m] /ˈplʌm bəm/
noun, Chemistry
1.
lead.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; < Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for plum-bum

plumbum

/ˈplʌmbəm/
noun
1.
an obsolete name for lead2
Word Origin
from Latin
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plum-bum in Medicine

plumbum plum·bum (plŭm'bəm)
n.
The metallic element lead.

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