Epsom salt

noun
Ep·​som salt | \ ˈep-səm- How to pronounce Epsom salt (audio) \

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First Known Use of Epsom salt

1770, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Epsom salt was in 1770

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“Epsom salt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Epsom%20salt. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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Epsom salt

noun
Ep·​som salt | \ ˌep-səm- How to pronounce Epsom salt (audio) \

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