condy's fluid

noun, often capitalized C
con·​dy's fluid | \ ˈkändēz-, -diz-\
variants: or less commonly condy

Definition of condy's fluid

chiefly British
: a common household disinfectant consisting essentially of an aqueous solution of a permanganate

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History and Etymology for condy's fluid

after Henry Bollman Condy, 19th century English manufacturing chemist

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