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 for Nitrohydrochloric acid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nitrohydrochloric \Ni`tro*hy`dro*chlo"ric\, a. [Nitro- +
     hydrochloric.] (Chem.)
     Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitric and hydrochloric
     [1913 Webster]
     Nitrohydrochloric acid, a mixture of nitric and
        hydrochloric acids, usually in the proportion of one part
        of the former to three of the latter, and remarkable for
        its solvent action on gold and platinum; -- called also
        aqua regia, and nitromuriatic acid.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nitrohydrochloric acid
      n 1: a yellow fuming corrosive mixture of nitric and
           hydrochloric acid that dissolves metals (including gold)
           [syn: aqua regia, nitrohydrochloric acid]

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