Definition of flowers of sulfur in English:

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flowers of sulfur

plural noun

[treated as singular] Chemistry
A fine yellow powdered form of sulfur produced by sublimation.
Example sentences
  • For prevention, flowers of sulfur (sublimed sulfur from a pharmacy) can be sprinkled on socks, shoes and pants legs to deter chiggers.
  • For those who prefer not to use DEET, flowers of sulfur is supposed to discourage chiggers as well.
  • Carmen's program and her flowers of sulfur quickly healed that angry abscess.

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Syllabification: flow·ers of sul·fur

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