niter

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ni·ter

noun \ˈnī-tər\

Definition of NITER

2
archaic :  chile saltpeter

Origin of NITER

Middle English nitre natron, from Middle French, from Latin nitrum, from Greek nitron, from Egyptian nṯry
First Known Use: 1667

ni·ter

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NITER

Variants of NITER

ni·ter or chiefly British ni·tre \ˈnīt-ər\

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