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, n. [F., fr. NL. mercurius mercury + L.
captans, p. pr. of captare to seize, v. intens. fr. capere.]
Any one of series of compounds having an -SH
attached to a carbon atom, also considered as hydrosulphides
of alcohol radicals, in composition resembling the alcohols,
but containing sulphur in place of oxygen, and hence called
also the sulphur alcohols
. In general, they are colorless
liquids having a strong, repulsive, garlic odor. The name is
specifically applied to ethyl mercaptan, C2H5SH
. So called
from its avidity for mercury, and other metals.