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[pluhm-bik] /ˈplʌm bɪk/

adjective, Chemistry.
containing lead, especially in the tetravalent state.
of or containing lead in the tetravalent state

“combined with lead,” 1799, from Latin plumbum (see plumb (n.)) + -ic.

plumbic plum·bic (plŭm’bĭk)
Of, relating to, or containing lead, especially with a valence of four.


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