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Noun: sulfur mustard
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: sulphur mustard)
  1. A toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs; there is no known antidote
    - mustard gas, mustard agent, blistering agent, dichloroethyl sulfide, sulphur mustard [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: sulfur mustards

Type of: poison gas, vesicant, vesicatory

Encyclopedia: Sulfur mustard