from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In chem., a prefix now restricted to the names of substances in which sulphur may properly be viewed as replacing oxygen. In the older names for such substances the prefix sulpha- was often used.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Chem.) A combining form (also used adjectively) denoting
the presence of sulphur. See sulpho-.
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- prefix chemistry containing
sulfur/ sulphur, especially a compound in which oxygenhas been replaced by this element
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From Ancient Greek θεῖον (theion, "Sulfur")
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