LIME-SULFUR

lime sulfur

noun Chemistry.
a mixture of lime and sulfur that has been boiled in water: used in powdered form or in aqueous solution as an insecticide, a fungicide, and a sheep dip.
Also, lime sulphur.


Origin:
1905–10

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