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mercaptide

[mer-kap-tahyd] /mərˈkæp taɪd/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a metallic salt of a mercaptan.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; mercapt(an) + -ide
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mercaptide

/məˈkæptaɪd; mɜː-/
noun
1.
a salt of a mercaptan, containing the ion RS, where R is an alkyl or aryl group
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