Origin of ammoniacMiddle English ammoniak from Medieval Latin armoniac from Classical Latin ammoniacum from Classical Greek amm?niakon, gum resin: origin, originally , probably from its occurrence in plants growing near the temple of Jupiter Ammon in Egyptian
Origin of ammoniacMiddle English ammoniak from Latin ammōniacum from Ammōniacus of Amen from Greek Ammōniakos ; see ammonia .
(comparative more ammoniac, superlative most ammoniac)
- Of or relating to ammonia, or possessing its properties.
- an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas