See also: nitré

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NounEdit

nitre (countable and uncountable, plural nitres)

  1. Britain standard spelling of niter.
    • Bible, Jer. ii. 22
      For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much soap, yet thine iniquity is marked before me.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nitʁ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

nitre m (uncountable)

  1. (dated) saltpetre (potassium nitrate)
    Synonym: salpêtre
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

nitre

  1. inflection of nitrer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative
    2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

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