Share this entry

Share this page

Seidlitz powder

Line breaks: Seid|litz pow¦der
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛdlɪts
 
/

Definition of Seidlitz powder in English:

noun

Origin

late 18th century: named with reference to the mineral water of Seidlitz, a village in Bohemia.

Definition of Seidlitz powder in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…