from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A mixture of copper sulfate, lime, and water that is sprayed as a fungicide on trees and plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Hort.) A fungicidal mixture composed of blue vitriol, lime, and water. The formula in common use is: blue vitriol, 6 lbs.; lime, 4 lbs.; water, 35 -- 50 gallons.
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- proper noun A mixture of
copper sulphateand limethat is sprayed on plants as a fungicide.
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- noun antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Translation of French bouillie bordelaise : bouillie, gruel, mixture + bordelaise, of Bordeaux.]
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From Bordeaux in France, where it is used on vines
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