nitre

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French nitre, Latin nitrum native soda, natron.

Noun[edit]

nitre (uncountable)

  1. British standard spelling of niter.
  2. (obsolete) native sodium carbonate; natron
    • Bible, Jer. ii. 22
      For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much soap, yet thine iniquity is marked before me.

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Noun[edit]

nitre m (uncountable)

  1. (dated) saltpetre (potassium nitrate)

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Verb[edit]

nitre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of nitrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of nitrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of nitrer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of nitrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of nitrer

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