potassium permanganate

noun

Definition of potassium permanganate

: a dark purple salt KMnO4 used as an oxidizer and disinfectant

First Known Use of potassium permanganate

1866

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potassium permanganate

noun

medical Definition of potassium permanganate

: a dark purple salt KMnO4 used chiefly as an oxidizing agent and disinfectant

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