Sal

sal
Origin: Hind. Sal, Skr.
Cala.
(Science: botany) An East indian timber tree (Shorea robusta), much used for building purposes. It is of a light brown colour, close-grained, and durable.
Alternative forms: saul.
(Science: pharmacology) salt. Sal absinthii NL.
(Science: medicine) See sal ammoniac, above. Spirits of ammonia.
Origin: L. See Salt.


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