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mustard gas

noun

Simple Definition of mustard gas

  • : a poison gas used as a weapon in a war

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mustard gas

  1. :  an irritant vesicant oily liquid C4H8Cl2S used especially as a chemical weapon

1917

First Known Use of mustard gas

1917


Medical Dictionary

mustard gas

noun

Medical Definition of mustard gas

  1. :  an irritant oily liquid C4H8Cl2S used especially as a chemical weapon that causes blistering, attacks the eyes and lungs, and is a systemic poison—called also dichlorethyl sulfide, sulfur mustard




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