a salt or ester of arsenous acid.
Historical Examples

arsenite of soda or Atlas Compound 79 is used in the first layer or two to keep out white ants.
Cottage Building in Cob, Pis, Chalk and Clay Clough Williams-Ellis

The Terchloride, and the arsenite of Potash, are the preparations most frequently employed.
The Action of Medicines in the System Frederick William Headland

a salt or ester of arsenous acid, esp a salt containing the ion A5O33–


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