condy's fluid

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


Definition of condy's fluid

chiefly British

  1. :  a common household disinfectant consisting essentially of an aqueous solution of a permanganate

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Origin and Etymology of condy's fluid

after Henry Bollman Condy, 19th century English manufacturing chemist

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a brief usually trivial fact

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