雄黃

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Chinese[edit]

heroic; male
 
yellow; sulfur; erotic; (surname)
trad. (雄黃)
simp. (雄黄)

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese ("manly") + ("yellow"), for the yellow powder formed as pararealgar and distinguished from 雌黃 ("orpiment", lit. "feminine yellow")

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

雄黃

  1. realgar, an arsenic sulfide

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