Vitriolous
Vitriolous \Vi*tri"o*lous\, a. See {Vitriolic}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Vitriolic — Vit ri*ol ic, a. [Cf. F. vitriolique.] 1. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous; as, a vitriolic taste. Cf. {Vitriol}. [1913 Webster] 2. Biting, bitter or caustic; having or expressing strong and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vitriolic acid — Vitriolic Vit ri*ol ic, a. [Cf. F. vitriolique.] 1. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous; as, a vitriolic taste. Cf. {Vitriol}. [1913 Webster] 2. Biting, bitter or caustic; having or expressing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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