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niter

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noun ni·ter \ˈnī-tər\

Definition of niter



Origin of niter

Middle English nitre natron, from Middle French, from Latin nitrum, from Greek nitron, from Egyptian nṯry


First Known Use: 1667


Medical Dictionary

niter

noun ni·ter

Medical Definition of niter



Variants of niter

or chiefly British nitre \ˈnīt-ər\play

Learn More about niter

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "niter" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "niter"


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