Red-mercuric-sulfide



noun
1.
See under mercuric sulfide.
mercuric sulfide
or mercury sulfide
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a crystalline, water-insoluble, poisonous compound, HgS, occurring as a coarse, black powder (black mercuric sulfide) or as a fine, bright-scarlet powder (red mercuric sulfide) used chiefly as a pigment and as a source of the free metal.

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