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Everywhere I look, I see this word spelled as aequeosalinocalcalinoceraceoaluminosocupreovitriolic. It differs here:
- It isn't of too much consequence, but all three books hits are on the spelling we list here. No hits for the other. - [The]DaveRoss 23:32, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
- Strictly curiosity, is all. Thanks! sewnmouthsecret 23:35, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
from the entry
- aequeo- (“water”) + salino- (“salt”) + calcalino- + setaceous (“hairy”) + alumino- (“aluminium”) + cupreo- (“copper”) + vitriolic; nonce word invented by Dr Edward Strother, a 16th-century medical writer, and used to describe the spas at Bath. Also spelt aequeosalinocalcalinoceraceoaluminosocupreovitriolic.