Definition of green vitriol in English:

green vitriol

Syllabification: green vit·ri·ol

noun

archaic
  • Crystalline ferrous sulfate.
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    • The acids are extracted from the partially decomposed bark and, after drying for storage, are freshly mixed for use with wine and green vitriol.
    • When the production of green vitriol was no longer convenient, the factory was closed and in 1872 demolished.
    • ‘The source of the iron in medieval inks is green vitriol, an iron sulfate,’ Olin continues.

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