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glyceryl trinitrate

[ trahy-nahy-treyt ]

glyceryl trinitrate

noun

  1. another name for nitroglycerine
“Collins English Dictionary — Complete & Unabridged” 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012


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Word History and Origins

Origin of glyceryl trinitrate1

First recorded in 1890–95; tri- + nitrate

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