from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Hydrochloric acid.

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  • n. Hydrochloric acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. hydrochloric acid, HCl; -- formerly called also marine acid, and spirit of salt. See hydrochloric, and the Note under Muriate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a former name for hydrochloric acid


Latin muri─üticus, pickled, from muria, brine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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