Al"ga*rot (#), 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.
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