spirit of hartshorn
or spirits of hartshorn
a colorless, pungent, suffocating, aqueous solution of about 28.5 percent ammonia gas: used chiefly as a detergent, for removing stains and extracting certain vegetable coloring agents, and in the manufacture of ammonium salts.
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Origin of spirit of hartshorn
First recorded in 1675–85
Words nearby spirit of hartshorn
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