sulfurated potash

noun Veterinary Medicine.

a yellowish-brown mixture consisting mainly of potassium polysulfides and potassium thiosulfate, used in treating mange.

Nearby words

  1. sulfur trioxide,
  2. sulfur-35,
  3. sulfur-bottom,
  4. sulfur-flower,
  5. sulfurate,
  6. sulfureous,
  7. sulfuret,
  8. sulfureted hydrogen,
  9. sulfuric,
  10. sulfuric acid

Origin of sulfurated potash

First recorded in 1865–70

Also called liver of sulfur. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019