HyperDic: rochelle_powder

English > 1 sense of the expression Rochelle powder:
NOUNsubstanceRochelle powder, Seidlitz powder, Seidlitz powdersan effervescing salt containing sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt and tartaric acid
English > Rochelle powder: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn effervescing salt containing sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt and tartaric acid; used as a cathartic.
SynonymsSeidlitz powder, Seidlitz powders
Broaderpurgative, cathartic, physic, aperientA purging medicine

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