sulfurate

[ suhl-fyuh-reyt, -fuh- ]
/ ˈsʌl fyəˌreɪt, -fə- /

verb (used with object), sul·fu·rat·ed, sul·fu·rat·ing.

to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur, the fumes of burning sulfur, etc.

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Origin of sulfurate

From the Latin word sulphurātus, dating back to 1750–60. See sulfur, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM sulfurate

sul·fu·ra·tion, nounsul·fu·ra·tor, noun
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