saleratuses

saleratus

[sal-uh-rey-tuhs]
noun
sodium bicarbonate used in cookery; baking soda.

Origin:
1830–40, Americanism; variant of Latin sal aerātus. See sal, aerate

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saleratus (ˌsæləˈreɪtəs)
 
n
another name for sodium bicarbonate, esp when used in baking powders
 
[C19: from New Latin sal aerātus aerated salt]

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