sodium bicarbonate used in cookery; baking soda.

1830–40, Americanism; variant of Latin sal aerātus. See sal, aerate Unabridged
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saleratus (ˌsæləˈreɪtəs)
another name for sodium bicarbonate, esp when used in baking powders
[C19: from New Latin sal aerātus aerated salt]

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The witness testified that they produced bicarbonate of soda, sal soda and saleratus.
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