arsenic trisulfide


noun Chemistry.

a yellow or red crystalline substance, As2S3, occurring in nature as the mineral orpiment, and used as a pigment (king's yellow ) and in pyrotechnics.

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Origin of arsenic trisulfide

First recorded in 1905–10
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