- a preparation having vinegar or dilute acetic acid as the solvent.
Origin of acetum
Examples from the Web for acetum
Historical Examples of acetum
In no writer is the Italum acetum found in so undiluted a sort.
Digitalis to be taken every night for six nights, and a saline draught with forty drops of acetum scillit.An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses
An Acetum digitalis is officinal in the Netherlands and Germany; an extract and infusion are also used to some extent.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
The word occurs often in a sense in which acetum is the best representative, associated with verjuice and vinegar.
- another name for vinegar
- a solution that has dilute acetic acid as solvent