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minium

min´i`um
n.1.(Chem.) A heavy, brilliant red pigment, consisting of an oxide of lead, Pb3O4, obtained by exposing lead or massicot to a gentle and continued heat in the air. It is used as a cement, as a paint, and in the manufacture of flint glass. Called also red lead, lead tetroxide, lead orthoplumbate, mineral orange, mineral red, Paris red, Saturn red, and less definitively, lead oxide.
Noun1.minium - a reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics
Synonyms: red lead
miniate, oxide, red lead
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