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- n. An explosive compound of sawdust, charcoal, niter, and potassium ferrocyanide, formerly used as a substitute for gunpowder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An explosive mixture, consisting of sawdust, charcoal, niter, and ferrocyanide of potassium, used as a substitute for gunpowder.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)