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mercaptide

[mer-kap-tahyd]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a metallic salt of a mercaptan.
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Origin of mercaptide

1825–35; mercapt(an) + -ide
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British Dictionary definitions for mercaptide

mercaptide

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