- sodium bicarbonate used in cookery; baking soda.
Origin of saleratus
Related Words for saleratussaleratus
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Historical Examples of saleratus
The next morning set them where they will boil, with a tea spoonful of saleratus.
Put a couple of tea-spoonsful of saleratus in a pint of sour milk.
In the morning add a quarter of a teaspoonful of saleratus or soda.
Stir it a little, and then add the sour milk with the saleratus and ginger.
Sprinkle the salt into the flour, and dissolve the saleratus in the water.
- another name for sodium bicarbonate, esp when used in baking powders