Lithopone meaning

lĭth'ə-pōn'
A white pigment consisting of a mixture of zinc sulfide, zinc oxide, and barium sulfate.
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A white pigment made by mixing barium sulfate with zinc sulfide, used in paints, linoleum, etc.
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A white pigment, a mixture of barium sulfate and zinc sulfide, used in paints and enamels.
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Origin of lithopone

  • litho– Greek ponos toil, product (s)pen- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition