another term for sodium nitrate, especially as a commercial product mined in Chile and other arid parts of the world.
More example sentences
- They also get then some Chile saltpetre to get the growth in it again.
- In 1913 the only commercial fertilizer was Chile saltpetre, and it was running out.
- These products had long helped to boost farmers’ yields, and DAVV's hardest competition came initially from imported Chile saltpetre.
Definition of Chile saltpeter in:
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