sal volatile


sal vo·​la·​ti·​le ˌsal-və-ˈla-tə-lē How to pronounce sal volatile (audio)

Word History


New Latin, literally, volatile salt

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sal volatile was in 1654

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Cite this Entry

“Sal volatile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition

sal volatile

sal vo·​la·​ti·​le ˌsal-və-ˈlat-ᵊl-ē How to pronounce sal volatile (audio)
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