Hartshorn meaning

härtshôrn
The antler of a hart, formerly used as a source of ammonia and in smelling salts.
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A hart's antler.
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Ammonium carbonate, used in smelling salts; sal volatile.
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The antler of a hart, once used as a source of ammonia.
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(dated) An aqueous solution of ammonia; smelling salts.
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To revive with hartshorn smelling salts.

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Origin of hartshorn

  • hart +‎ 's +‎ horn.

    From Wiktionary