雄黃

MandarinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

雄黃 (traditional, Pinyin xiónghuáng, simplified 雄黄)

  1. realgar, an arsenic sulfide

Derived termsEdit

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