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ammonia

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Etymology

From sal ammoniac, which was first obtained near the temple of Jupiter in Ammon, by burning camel's dung. See ammoniac.

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ammonia

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ammonia (-)
  1. (inorganic chemistry) A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste.

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ammonia” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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