Meaning of plumbane in English:

plumbane

Pronunciation /ˈplʌmbeɪn/

noun

Chemistry
  • Lead tetrahydride, PbH₄, an extremely unstable gas; (more generally) any of a (largely hypothetical) series of lead hydrides, analogous to the alkanes, of which PbH₄ is the simplest member.

    Frequently as a formative element in the names of alkyl compounds of lead, regarded as substituted lead hydrides.

Origin

Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin plumbum lead + -ane.