ethiops mineral

noun

: impure black mercuric sulfide prepared by rubbing together mercury and sulfur

Word History

First Known Use

1697, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ethiops mineral was in 1697

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“Ethiops mineral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethiops%20mineral. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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