Definition of Plumbicon in US English:

Plumbicon

noun

Television
historical
  • A trademark for: a type of television camera tube similar to a vidicon, but in which the photoconductive layer of the signal plate is of lead monoxide.

Origin

1960s. From classical Latin plumbum lead + -icon.

Pronunciation

Plumbicon

/ˈplʌmbɪkɒn/