Definition of mercury sublimate in English:

mercury sublimate

Pronunciation /ˌməːkjʊri ˈsʌblɪmeɪt/

noun

historical Chemistry
  • Corrosive sublimate.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Bullein (c1515–1576), physician. From mercury + sublimate, after post-classical Latin mercurius sublimatus; compare also post-classical Latin argentum vivum sublimatum.