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phosphorus sesquisulfide

[ ses-kwi-suhl-fahyd ]
/ ˌsɛs kwɪˈsʌl faɪd /
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noun
(not in scientific use) a yellow, crystalline, flammable substance, P4S3, insoluble in cold water and decomposed by hot water: used chiefly in organic synthesis and in the manufacture of matches.
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