nitre

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nitre (countable and uncountable, plural nitres)

  1. Britain standard spelling of niter.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nitʁ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin nitrum (niter, natron), from Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron). Ultimately from Egyptian nṯrj (natron).

Noun[edit]

nitre m (uncountable)

  1. (dated) saltpetre (potassium nitrate)
    Synonym: salpêtre
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

nitre

  1. inflection of nitrer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative
    2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

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