noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a white, water-soluble, sweet and metallic-tasting, poisonous powder or granules, C 4 H 4 KO 7 Sb, used as a mordant for dyeing textiles and leather, and in medicine as an expectorant, for inducing vomiting, and for infections by schistosomes.
another name for antimony potassium tartrate
tartar emetic n.
A poisonous crystalline compound used in medicine as an expectorant and in the treatment of parasitic infections, such as schistosomiasis.
adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a Tartar or the Tartars, the Mongolian and Turkish tribes who overran Asia and much of Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages. adjective 1. a variant spelling of Tatarian See Tatarian
noun 1. a Siberian aster, Aster tataricus, having large blue to purple flower heads.
noun 1. an Asian honeysuckle, Lonicera tatarica, having fragrant, white to pink flowers.
noun 1. Francis Asbury (“Fran”) born 1940, U.S. football player.