king's yellow


noun Chemistry.

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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.

Origin of arsenic trisulfide

First recorded in 1905–10
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