Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French calomel.

NounEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

calomel ‎(countable and uncountable, plural calomels)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) mercurous chloride Hg2Cl2, formerly used as a laxative and disinfectant and to treat syphilis
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, The Haunted House
      “Where am I?” said the little spectre, in a pathetic voice. “And why was I born in the Calomel days, and why did I have all that Calomel given me?”

TranslationsEdit

Derived termsEdit

External linksEdit

  • calomel Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • calomel mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

calomel m

  1. (inorganic chemistry) calomel
Read in another language