sal volatilesal vo·la·ti·le
- a mixture of ammonium bicarbonate and ammonium carbonate, esp. in aromatic solution for use as smelling salts
- ammonium carbonate
Origin of sal volatileModL, volatile salt
A solution of ammonium carbonate in alcohol or ammonia water, used in smelling salts.
Origin of sal volatileNew Latin sal volatile : Latin sal, salt + Latin volatile, neuter of volatilis, flying.