hartshorn

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harts·horn

noun \ˈhärts-ˌhrn\

Definition of HARTSHORN

:  a preparation of ammonia used as smelling salts

Origin of HARTSHORN

from the earlier use of hart's horns as the chief source of ammonia
First Known Use: 1685

harts·horn

noun \ˈhärts-ˌh(ə)rn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HARTSHORN

: a preparation of ammonia used as smelling salts—see spirit of hartshorn

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