oil of vitriol (0 synonym found)

Definition of oil of vitriol:

°An old term for sulphuric acid , sometimes also simply vitriol. This term was coined by the 8th-century Alchemist Jabir ibn Hayyan, the chemical's probable discoverer.

Definition of oil of vitriol:

°An old term for sulphuric acid , sometimes also simply vitriol. This term was coined by the 8th-century Alchemist Jabir ibn Hayyan, the chemical's probable discoverer.

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