Acetum



a preparation having vinegar or dilute acetic acid as the solvent.
Historical Examples

Digitalis to be taken every night for six nights, and a saline draught with forty drops of acetum scillit.
An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses William Withering

An acetum digitalis is officinal in the Netherlands and Germany; an extract and infusion are also used to some extent.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

The word occurs often in a sense in which acetum is the best representative, associated with verjuice and vinegar.
Notes and Queries, Number 73, March 22, 1851 Various

In no writer is the Italum acetum found in so undiluted a sort.
The Oxford Book of Latin Verse Various

noun
another name for vinegar
a solution that has dilute acetic acid as solvent

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