salt of wormwood

Definition of salt of wormwood

: potassium carbonate especially : an impure form obtained originally from the ashes of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)

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“Salt of wormwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salt%20of%20wormwood. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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