natron

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French natron, from Arabic نطرون (naTruun), from Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron, nitre).

Noun[edit]

natron (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A crystalline mixture of hydrous sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, with the chemical formula Na2CO3·10H2O.
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 242:
      You know the mysterious idols they were supposed to set up to worship in their chapters – were they really human heads treated with natron after the Ancient Egyptian pattern – idols of Persian or Syrian provenance?

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish natrón from Arabic نطرون (naTruun), from Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron, nitre).

Noun[edit]

natron m (uncountable)

  1. natron

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