Definition of oleum in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊlɪəm


[mass noun]
A dense, corrosive liquid consisting of concentrated sulphuric acid containing excess sulphur trioxide in solution.
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  • In Tennessee all officers undergo training in which they are exposed to both CS and oleum capsicum, and no significant injuries from exposure have been reported.


early 20th century: from Latin, literally 'oil'.

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