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noun 
  1. potassium nitrate, Potassium nitrate.
  2. sodium nitrate, Sodium nitrate.
Translations: 
  • French: salpíªtre , salpíªtre du Chili , nitre
    1. French, nitre
      (trans-bottom) (trans-top, sodium nitrate)
    2. Dutch: salpeter
    3. German: Salpeter
      (trans-bottom)
Etymology: Old French salpetre, from Late Latin sal petrae, "salt of stone" or possibly "salt of w:Petra, Petra"


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