Definitions for oil of vitriol
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oil′ of vit′riol(n.)
Ref: sulfuric acid.
Origin of oil of vitriol:
vitriol, oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid, sulphuric acid(noun)
(H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
oil of vitriol(Noun)
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