Definition of Algaroth. Meaning of Algaroth. Synonyms of Algaroth

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Definition of Algaroth

Algaroth
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 Algaroth from wikipedia

- composition being Sb8Cl2O11. mercurius vitæ ("mercury of life") powder of algaroth algarel Pulvis angelicus. Dissolving antimony trichloride in water yields...
- a mineral, graphite; not discovered in pure form until 1564 Powder of Algarothantimonious oxychloride, formed by precipitation when a solution of butter...
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