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potash alum

noun, Chemistry
1.
alum1 (def 1).
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples for potash alum
  • Alunite has long been used abroad as a source of potash alum, which, it resembles in chemical composition.
British Dictionary definitions for potash alum

potash alum

noun
1.
the full name for alum (sense 1)
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