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king's yellow

noun, Chemistry
1.
See under arsenic trisulfide.

arsenic trisulfide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a yellow or red crystalline substance, As 2 S 3 , occurring in nature as the mineral orpiment, and used as a pigment (king's yellow) and in pyrotechnics.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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