natron

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See also: Natron and natrón

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French natron, from Arabic نَطْرُون (naṭrūn), from Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron, nitre), ultimately from Egyptian nṯrjt:

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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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Noun[edit]

natron c (singular definite natronen, not used in plural form)

  1. (chemistry) sodium hydrogen carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3.
  2. (chemistry, obsolete) sodium hydroxide, NaOH.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish natrón, from Arabic نَطْرُون (naṭrūn), from Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron, nitre).

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Noun[edit]

natron m (uncountable)

  1. natron

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron, nitre), from Arabic نَطْرُون (naṭrūn)

Noun[edit]

natron n (definite singular natronet)

  1. baking soda, bicarbonate of soda, sodium bicarbonate

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron, nitre), from Arabic نَطْرُون (naṭrūn)

Noun[edit]

natron n (definite singular natronet)

  1. baking soda, bicarbonate of soda, sodium bicarbonate

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