[ pot-ash al-uhm ]
/ ˈpɒtˌæʃ ˈæl əm /
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You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Also called po·tas·si·um al·um [puh-tas-ee-uhm al-uhm] /pəˈtæs i əm ˈæl əm/ .
Origin of potash alum
First recorded in 1830–40
Words nearby potash alum
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British Dictionary definitions for potash alum
the full name for alum (def. 1)
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