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Noun: saleratus  ,sa-lu'rey-tus
Usage: US
  1. A white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid
    - bicarbonate of soda, sodium hydrogen carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, baking soda, bicarb

Derived forms: saleratuses

Type of: bicarbonate, hydrogen carbonate

Encyclopedia: Saleratus