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litmus paper

a strip of paper impregnated with litmus, used as a chemical indicator.
Origin of litmus paper
First recorded in 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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litmus paper n.
An unsized white paper impregnated with litmus and used as a pH or acid-base indicator.

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