White vitriol

Definition of White vitriol

zinc sulphate, a white crystalline substance used in medicine and in dyeing. It is usually obtained by dissolving zinc in sulphuric acid, or by roasting and oxidizing certain zinc ores. Formerly called also vitriol of zinc.

See also: Vitriol

Related Words

sulfate, sulphate, zinc sulfate, zinc sulphate, zinc vitriol
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