trithiocarbonic acid

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Definition of trithiocarbonic acid

: an unstable acid H2CS3 obtained by reaction of carbon disulfide with alkali sulfides in the form of its alkali salts from which it can be precipitated as a reddish ill-smelling oil

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History and Etymology for trithiocarbonic acid

trithio- + carbonic

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“Trithiocarbonic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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