muriatic acidmu·ri·at·ic acid
hydrochloric acid: now only a commercial term
Origin of muriatic acidFrench muriatique from Classical Latin muriaticus, pickled from muria, brine from Indo-European an unverified form meuro- from base an unverified form meu-, damp, musty from source moss, mire
See hydrochloric acid.
Origin of muriatic acidLatin muriāticus pickled from muria pickle brine
- (obsolete, inorganic chemistry) Hydrochloric acid.