Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also liver of sulfur)
Definition of liver of sulphur in English:
noun[mass noun] archaic
A liver-coloured mixture containing potassium sulphide, used in medicinal ointment.
- It comes in copper, brass and silver and can also be distressed with liver of sulphur or an acid wash.
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