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muriatic acid

noun
  1. (not in scientific use) hydrochloric acid.
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Origin of muriatic acid

First recorded in 1780–90
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British Dictionary definitions for muriatic acid

muriatic acid

noun
  1. a former name for hydrochloric acid
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Word Origin

C17: from Latin muriāticus pickled, from muria brine
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muriatic acid in Science

muriatic acid

[myur′ē-ătĭk]
  1. See hydrochloric acid.
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