caput mortuum definition

  • noun:
    • worthless residue, worthless compound
    • Cardinal purple, multiple haematite iron-oxide pigment
    • The residuum after distillation or sublimation; ergo, worthless residue.
    • worthless residue, useless material
    • Cardinal purple, a number of haematite iron-oxide pigment
    • The residuum after distillation or sublimation; therefore, worthless residue.
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