blue vitriol

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blue vitriol

n.
A blue, crystalline pentahydrate of copper sulfate, CuSO4·5H2O.

blue vitriol

n
(Elements & Compounds) the fully hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulphate

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n.
a hydrous copper sulfate, CuSO4∙5H2O.
[1760–70]
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Noun1.blue vitriol - hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate
copper sulfate, copper sulphate, cupric sulfate, cupric sulphate - a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide