Definition of plumbosolvent in US English:

plumbosolvent

adjective

  • Of water or its action: capable of dissolving lead.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Morell Mackenzie (1837–1892), physician and laryngologist. From plumbo- + solvent.

Pronunciation

plumbosolvent

/ˌplʌmbəʊˈsɒlv(ə)nt/