Bordeaux mixture

Bor*deaux" mix"ture

. (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.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]





(), } n. [F. bordel, orig. a little hut, OF. borde hut, cabin, of German origin, and akin to E. board,n.See. Board, n.] A brothel; a bawdyhouse; a house devoted to prostitution. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
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(), a. [F.] Of or pertaining to Bordeaux, in France, or to the district around Bordeaux.
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