Flowers of zinc

What is Flowers of zinc?

Flowers of zinc definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a white or yellowish-white, amorphous, odorless, water-insoluble powder, ZnO, used chiefly as a paint pigment, in cosmetics, dental cements, matches, white printing inks, and opaque glass, and in medicine in the treatment of skin conditions.