Alembroth

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alembroth The salt of wisdom of the alchemists, a double salt composed of the chlorides of ammonium and mercury. It was formerly used as a stimulant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n alembroth The salt called by the alchemists the salt of art, science, or wisdom; a double chlorid of mercury and ammonia. Although poisonous, it was formerly used as a stimulant.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Origin uncertain