- of, relating to, or containing potassium.
Origin of potassic
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Potassic bromide should be kept in the house, to use in case of necessity.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners
Potassic iodide is also supposed to assist the elimination of mercury.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
A potassic fertilizer increased the yield of nitrogen one-third.The Galaxy, April, 1877
Mercuric chloride and potassic ferrocyanide failed to produce this effect.
It is also formed when metallic osmium is heated with potassic nitrate, or roasted in air.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II