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litmus

noun

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as in litmus test, acid test

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The first known use of litmus was in the 14th century

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24 Feb 2020

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“Litmus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/litmus. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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