Definition of Algarot. Meaning of Algarot. Synonyms of Algarot

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Definition of Algarot

Algarot Al"ga*rot, Algaroth Al"ga*roth, n. [F. algaroth, fr. the name of the inventor, Algarotti.] (Med.) A term used for the Powder of Algaroth, a white powder which is a compound of trichloride and trioxide of antimony. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic, purgative, and diaphoretic.

Meaning of Algarot from wikipedia

- Algarotti introduced the substance into medicine, and derivatives of his name (algarot, algoroth) were ****ociated with this compound for many years. The exact...