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potash

noun pot·ash \ˈpät-ˌash\

: a form of potassium that is used especially to improve soil or to make soap

Full Definition of POTASH

1
:  potassium carbonate especially from wood ashes
2
:  potassium or a potassium compound especially as used in agriculture or industry
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Origin of POTASH

singular of pot ashes
First Known Use: 1748

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall
POTASH Defined for Kids

potash

noun pot·ash \ˈpät-ˌash\

Definition of POTASH for Kids

:  potassium or a compound of potassium
Medical Dictionary

potash

noun pot·ash \ˈpät-ˌash\

Medical Definition of POTASH

1
a :  potassium carbonate especially from wood ashes b :  potassium hydroxide
2
:  potassium or a potassium compound especially as used in agriculture or industry
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