: converted into a vitriol or other sulfate : subjected to the action of sulfuric acid

Word History


from past participle of obsolete English vitriolate to convert into or subject to the action of vitriol, from English vitriol entry 1 + -ate

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“Vitriolated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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