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Middle English nitre natron, from Middle French, from Latin nitrum, from Greek
nitron, from Egyptian nṯry. First Known Use: 1667 ...
[Middle English nitre, sodium carbonate, natron, from Old French, from Latin
nitrum, from Greek nitron, from Egyptian nṯr.] American Heritage® Dictionary of
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Definitions of niter. 1 ... Ð Black flux, a mixture of carbonate of potash and
charcoal, obtained by deflagrating tartar with half its weight of niter. Webster,
Aug 28, 2009 ... Top Definition. Niter. Person who only works at nite or person who is only
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potassium nitrate; sodium nitrate. Origin of niter. Middle English nitre ; from
Middle French ; from Classical Latin nitrum ; from Classical Greek nitron, native
niter (countable and uncountable, plural niters). (obsolete) Sodium carbonate. (
US, chemistry) A mineral form of potassium nitrate used in making gunpowder.
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niter: A white, gray, or colorless mineral of potassium nitrate, KNO3, used in
making gunpowder. Also called saltpeter.