Ethiops martial
Ethiops E"thi*ops . [NL. See {Ethiop}.] (Old Chem.) A black substance; -- formerly applied to various preparations of a black or very dark color. [Written also {[AE]thiops}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

{Ethiops martial} (Old Chem.), black oxide of iron.

{Ethiops mineral} (Old Chem.), black sulphide of mercury, obtained by triturating mercury with sulphur.

{Ethiops per se} (Old Chem.), mercury in finely divided state, having the appearance of a dark powder, obtained by shaking it up or by exposure to the air.


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  • éthiops — ⇒ÉTHIOPS, subst. masc. CHIM., vieilli. Corps de couleur noire. Nous nous sommes (...) trouvés obligés d ajouter à chaque oxide deux épithètes, l une qui indiquât le métal oxidé, l autre sa couleur; ainsi nous dirons oxide noir de fer (...) et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ethiops — E thi*ops . [NL. See {Ethiop}.] (Old Chem.) A black substance; formerly applied to various preparations of a black or very dark color. [Written also {[AE]thiops}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Ethiops martial} (Old Chem.), black oxide of iron. {Ethiops …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ethiops mineral — Ethiops E thi*ops . [NL. See {Ethiop}.] (Old Chem.) A black substance; formerly applied to various preparations of a black or very dark color. [Written also {[AE]thiops}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Ethiops martial} (Old Chem.), black oxide of iron.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ethiops per se — Ethiops E thi*ops . [NL. See {Ethiop}.] (Old Chem.) A black substance; formerly applied to various preparations of a black or very dark color. [Written also {[AE]thiops}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Ethiops martial} (Old Chem.), black oxide of iron.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • éthiops — (é ti ops ) s. m. Ancien terme de chimie. Nom donné à certains oxydes et à des sulfures métalliques, à cause de leur couleur noire.    Éthiops martial, deutoxyde de fer noir.    Éthiops minéral, sulfure noir de mercure.    Éthiops per se,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ÉTHIOPS — s. m. T. de Chimie. On donnait autrefois ce nom à certains oxydes et à des sulfures métalliques. Éthiops martial. Éthiops minéral …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • AEthiops — Ethiops E thi*ops . [NL. See {Ethiop}.] (Old Chem.) A black substance; formerly applied to various preparations of a black or very dark color. [Written also {[AE]thiops}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Ethiops martial} (Old Chem.), black oxide of iron.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aethiops — The term aethiops can refer to a number of different things:*Aethiops, or æthiops or ethiops, refers to certain dark colored compounds of metal. *Ethiops martial is the black oxide of iron. *Aethiops mineral is the black sulfide of mercury.… …   Wikipedia

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