gum ammoniac


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gum ammoniac

n.
See ammoniac2.

gum ammoniac

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for ammoniac

gum′ ammo′niac


n.
an acrid gum resin derived from a W Asian plant, Doremaammoniacum, used chiefly in porcelain ceramics. Also called ammoniac .
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Noun1.gum ammoniac - the aromatic gum of the ammoniac plant
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying