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sulfonium

[ suhl-foh-nee-uhm ]
/ sʌlˈfoʊ ni əm /
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noun Chemistry.

the positively charged group H3S+, its salts, or their substitute products.

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Origin of sulfonium

First recorded in 1890–95; sulf(ur) + (amm)onium
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