Chile saltpeter

noun \ ˈchi-lē- , ˈchē-(ˌ)lā- \

Definition of Chile saltpeter

: sodium nitrate especially occurring naturally (as in caliche)

Origin and Etymology of chile saltpeter

Chile, South America


Medical Dictionary

Chile saltpeter

noun \ ˈchil-ē- \

medical Definition of Chile saltpeter

: sodium nitrate especially occurring naturally (as in caliche) called also Chile niter

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