Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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