a prefix indicating a compound in which sulphur has been substituted for oxygen, as sodium sulphantimonate (Na3SbS4) compared with sodium antimonate (Na3SbO4). Thus, formulas such as sulphantimonite, sulpharsenate, etc., can be deduced from the formulas of the corresponding antimonite, arsenate, etc.
Also, (before consonants), sulpho-, sulf-, sulfo-. {combining form representing sulphur}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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