Definition of natrum in English:

natrum

noun

  • Natron. Now only in Homeopathy, in compounds where the word is functionally equivalent to sodium.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Hill (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor. Apparently alteration of natron, perhaps after nitrum.

Pronunciation

natrum

/ˈneɪtrəm/