any of the class of dyes produced by heating an organic compound, as an indophenol, with sulfur or sodium polysulfide, used chiefly in dyeing cotton.
adjective 1. consisting of, containing, or pertaining to sulfur. 2. like sulfur, especially in color.
noun 1. Chemistry. a sulfide. verb (used with object), sulfureted, sulfureting or (especially British) sulfuretted, sulfuretting. 2. to treat or combine with sulfur.
noun, Chemistry. 1. hydrogen sulfide.
[suhl-fer-flou-er] /ˈsʌl fərˌflaʊ ər/ noun 1. sulphur-flower. sulphur-flower or sulfur-flower [suhl-fer-flou-er] /ˈsʌl fərˌflaʊ ər/ noun 1. a plant, Eriogonum umbellatum, of the buckwheat family, native to the western coast of the U.S., having leaves with white, woolly hairs on the underside and golden-yellow flowers.