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English definition of “Epsom salts”

Epsom salts

noun [plural] uk   /ˌep.səmˈsɒlts/ us    /-ˈsɑːlts/
a bitter white powder that is mixed with water to make a drink that helps people pass solid wasteSpecific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
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