Karlsbad salt

noun Karls·bad salt \ˈkärlzˌbad-, -l(t)sˌbät-\

Definition of Karlsbad salt

  1. 1 :  a mixture of mineral salts including especially potassium sulfate and sodium sulfate that is obtained from the water of certain springs

  2. 2 :  an artificial mixture of potassium sulfate, sodium sulfate, sodium chloride, and sodium bicarbonate

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Origin and Etymology of karlsbad salt

translation of German karlsbader salz, from Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary), town in western Czechoslovakia renowned for its sulfur springs


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