The Latin name for salt, commonly adopted in chemical language as in the following examples, which require explanations: -

Sal-alembroth, a compound muriate of mercury and ammonia.

Sal-ammoniac, muriate of ammonia.

Sal-ammoniac, secret, sulphate of ammonia.

Sal de Duobus, sulphate of potash.

Sal-gem, native muriate of soda.

Sal-martis, green sulphate of iron.

Sal-prunella, nitrate of potash.|