condy's fluid


con·​dy's fluid
variants or less commonly condy
often capitalized C
chiefly British
: a common household disinfectant consisting essentially of an aqueous solution of a permanganate

Word History


after Henry Bollman Condy, 19th century English manufacturing chemist

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“Condy's fluid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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