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What does PB stand for?

PB stands for Plumbum (Latin for the metallic element lead)

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The word "plumbing" comes from the Latin word for lead, or plumbum, which also gave lead its atomic symbol, Pb.
He explains that Cupid took from his quiver two darts of opposite effect: the one, which kindles the flame of love, is of gold and has a sharp, gleaming point; the other, which puts to flight, is blunt and tipped with lead: eque sagittifera prompsit duo tela pharetra diversorum operum: fugat hoc, facit illud amorem; quod facit, auratum est et cuspide fulget acuta, quod fugat, obtusum est et habet sub harundine plumbum.