phosphorus sesquisulfide


phosphorus sesquisulfide
/ses'kwi sul"fuyd/
(not in scientific use) a yellow, crystalline, flammable substance, P4S3, insoluble in cold water and decomposed by hot water: used chiefly in organic synthesis and in the manufacture of matches.
[SESQUI- + SULFIDE]

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