potassium phosphate

potassium phosphate

noun Chemistry.
any of the three orthophosphates of potassium ((potassium monophosphate) (K 2 HPO 4 ), (potassium diphosphate) (KH 2 PO 4 ), and (tripotassium phosphate) (K 3 PO 4 ) )

Origin:
1880–85

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