muriate

noun
mu·​ri·​ate | \ ˈmyu̇r-ē-ˌāt How to pronounce muriate (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web India imports four types of fertilisers: urea, diammonium phosphate (DAP), muriate of potash (MOP) and nitrogen-phosphorous-potassium (NPK). Mimansa Verma, Quartz, 7 Mar. 2022 There are a few different kinds of potash, but the one that's deposited extensively beneath Michigan is potassium chloride (KCl), known as muriate of potash or MOP. Keith Matheny, Detroit Free Press, 16 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of muriate

1788, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for muriate

French, back-formation from (acide) muriatique muriatic acid

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“Muriate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muriate. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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muriate

noun
mu·​ri·​ate | \ ˈmyu̇r-ē-ˌāt How to pronounce muriate (audio) \

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