Definition of flowers of sulfur in English:

flowers of sulfur

Syllabification: flow·ers of sul·fur


[treated as singular] Chemistry
  • A fine yellow powdered form of sulfur produced by sublimation.
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    • 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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