pearlash

[ purl-ash ]
/ ˈpɜrlˌæʃ /

noun

commercial potassium carbonate.

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Origin of pearlash

First recorded in 1720–30; pearl + ash1
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pearl ash

noun

the granular crystalline form of potassium carbonate
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