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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "What is potash and why does Michigan have so much of it?," 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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