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lime sulfur

or lime sulphur

noun, Chemistry.
1.
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.
Origin of lime sulfur
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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