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Noun: atomic number 16
  1. An abundant tasteless odourless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
    - sulfur [N. Amer], S, sulphur [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: chemical element, element

Part of: oil of vitriol, sulfide [N. Amer], sulfuric acid [N. Amer], sulphide [Brit, Cdn], sulphuric acid [Brit, Cdn], vitriol