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 amm&omacron;niacum, from Amm&omacron;niacus, of Amen, from Greek Amm&omacron;niakos; see ammonia.
(comparative more ammoniac, superlative most ammoniac)
- Of or relating to ammonia, or possessing its properties.
- an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas