Canton's phosphorus

noun
Can·​ton's phosphorus | \ˈka(a)ntᵊnz-, -ntənz-\

Definition of Canton's phosphorus 

: phosphorescent calcium sulfide CaS

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History and Etymology for Canton's phosphorus

after John Canton †1772 English physicist, its discoverer

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