arsenate arsenate

Definition(s):

  • (n) a salt or ester of arsenic acid

Usage(s):

  1. What got less attention at the time is the fact that CCA stands for chromated copper arsenate--a form of arsenic.
  2. Compounds that contain calcium arsenate, for example, may damage annual bluegrass; those containing dacthal and zytron can harm fescues and bent grasses.
  3. The Colorado codling moth now survives doses of lead arsenate which used to kill it.
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