Epsom salt


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Ep′som salt`


n.
Often, Epsom salts. hydrated magnesium sulfate, MgSO4∙7H2O, occurring as small colorless crystals: used in fertilizers, dyeing and tanning, and as a cathartic.
[1760–70; after Epsom; so called from its presence in the local mineral water]
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Epsom salt

n. sal de Epsom, sal de higuera; sulfato de magnesio; medicamento usado como catártico.
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