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EnglishEdit

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  • nitre (Standard UK spelling)

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

niter ‎(countable and uncountable, plural niters)

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

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External linksEdit

  • niter Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • niter mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016