spirit of ether

Definition of spirit of ether

: an anodyne mixture of approximately two parts alcohol and one part ether

called also Hoffmann's drops

— compare compound spirit of ether

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“Spirit of ether.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spirit%20of%20ether. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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