from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the nature of brine or salt water; pertaining to or obtained from brine or sea-salt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or obtained from, sea salt, or from chlorine, one of the constituents of sea salt; hydrochloric.
  • adjective hydrochloric acid, HCl; -- formerly called also marine acid, and spirit of salt. See hydrochloric, and the Note under Muriate.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to muriatic acid.


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Latin muriaticus ("pickled"), from muria ("brine").


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