diammonium phosphate

noun
di·​am·​mo·​ni·​um phosphate | \ ˌdī-ə-ˈmō-nē-əm- How to pronounce diammonium phosphate (audio) \

Definition of diammonium phosphate

: a white crystalline compound (NH4)2HPO4 used especially as a fertilizer and as a fire retardant

First Known Use of diammonium phosphate

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Diammonium phosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diammonium%20phosphate. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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