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sulphite

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sul=phite

CIDE DICTIONARY

sulphiten. [Cf. F. sulfite. See Sulphur.].
  •  A salt of sulphurous acid; -- called also sulfite.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person who is spontaneous and original in his habits of thought and conversation.
    "A sulphite is a person who does his own thinking, he is a person who has surprises up his sleeve. He is explosive."  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sulphite, n. (US sulfite) Chem. a salt or ester of sulphurous acid.

Etymology
F sulfite alt. of sulfate SULPHATE

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