noun ni·tri·ary \ˈnī‧trēˌerē\

Definition of nitriary



  1. :  an artificial bed of refuse animal matter for the manufacture of niter by nitrification

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Origin and Etymology of nitriary

French nitrière, from Latin nitraria natron bed, from nītrum natron + -aria -ary — more at niter

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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