nitrum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin natron.

Noun[edit]

nitrum (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, obsolete) niter

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νίτρον (nítron), from Semitic.

Noun[edit]

nitrum n (genitive nitrī); second declension

  1. Various alkalis (especially soda ash)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nitrum nitra
genitive nitrī nitrōrum
dative nitrō nitrīs
accusative nitrum nitra
ablative nitrō nitrīs
vocative nitrum nitra

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References[edit]

  • nitrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nitrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “nitrum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • nitrum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)