potassium sulfate

noun

Definition of potassium sulfate

: a white crystalline compound K2SO4 used especially as a fertilizer

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1869

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potassium sulfate

noun

medical Definition of potassium sulfate

: a white crystalline compound K2SO4 which has been used medicinally as a cathartic

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