antimony potassium tartrate


antimony potassium tartrate
noun
a poisonous colorless salt used as a mordant and in medicine
Syn: ↑tartar emetic
Hypernyms: ↑mordant, ↑tartrate

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Chem.
See tartar emetic. Also, antimonyl potassium tartrate.

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