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sulfide dye

noun, Chemistry.

sulfur dye

or sulfide dye

[suhl-fer dahy or suhl-fahyd dahy, ‐fid] /ˈsʌl fər ˌdaɪ or ˈsʌl faɪd ˌdaɪ, ‐fɪd/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
any of the class of dyes produced by heating an organic compound, as an indophenol, with sulfur or sodium polysulfide, used chiefly in dyeing cotton.
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