from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See mercaptan.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a univalent organic radical (-SH) containing a sulphur and a hydrogen atom; a compound containing such a radical
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trade-name for a substance made by the action of sulphur on the paraffin-oils from the distillation-products of peat. It resembles ichthyol in medicinal properties.
thio- + -ol (Wiktionary)