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niter

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  • nitre (Standard UK spelling)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nitrum, from Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron).

NounEdit

niter (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Sodium carbonate.
  2. (US, chemistry) A mineral form of potassium nitrate used in making gunpowder.

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