poly·​sul·​fide ˌpä-lē-ˈsəl-ˌfīd How to pronounce polysulfide (audio)
: a sulfide containing two or more atoms of sulfur in the molecule

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First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of polysulfide was in 1849

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“Polysulfide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polysulfide. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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