<chemistry> A black substance; formerly applied to various preparations of a black or very dark colour.

<chemistry> Alternative forms: aethiops] Ethiops martial, mercury in finely divided state, having the appearance of a dark powder, obtained by shaking it up or by exposure to the air.

Origin: NL. See Ethiop.

(01 Mar 1998)

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