NPK etymology

English word NPK comes from English potassa ((obsolete) The chemical compound potassium hydroxide.)

Detailed word origin of NPK

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
potassa English (eng) (obsolete) The chemical compound potassium hydroxide.
potassium English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A soft, waxy, silvery reactive metal that is never found unbound in nature; an element (symbol K) with an atomic number of 19 and atomic weight of 39.0983. The symbol is derived from the Latin kalium.
NPK English (eng)

Words with the same origin as NPK

Descendants of potassa
KREEP potassic potassicpargasite potassium ultrapotassic uranosopotassic