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treated as singular A fine yellow powdered form of sulphur produced by sublimation.
- ‘Cut off and burn the diseased stems, lift the bulbs, place them in a large paper bag containing flowers of sulphur, give a good shaking to work the sulphur well into the scales and then replant in a fresh site.’
- ‘No one at the garden centers seem to have flowers of sulphur.’
- ‘Flowers of sulphur is the sublimed substance from purification by distillation.’
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