(1) An abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
(2) Treat with sulphur in order to preserve
"These dried fruits are sulphured"
- sulphur (UK, Australia, New Zealand)
- sulfur (Canada, US, Australia, New Zealand)
- sulfer is a frequently found misspelling
First attested in English between 1300 and 1350 from .
- A chemical element (symbol S) with an atomic number of 16.
- A yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.
- sulfane, sulphane
- sulfatase, sulphatase
- sulfate, sulphate
- sulfated, sulphated
- sulfide, sulphide
- sulfite, sulphite
- sulfuret, sulphuret
- sulfurize, sulphurise, sulphurize
- sulfurous, sulphurous
- sulphur vivum