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Definition of "antimonial" []

  • Of or containing antimony. (adjective)
  • A medicine containing antimony. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "antimonial" in a sentence
  • "The old antimonial treatment still worked in East Africa, but MSF couldn't get enough of it to meet the burgeoning need, and Fungizone was out of the question in that setting."
  • "‘Avoid tea, madam,’ the reader has doubtless heard him say, ‘avoid tea, fried liver, antimonial wine, and bakers’ bread."
  • "Take of paregoric, liquorice and gum arabic, each an ounce, from fifty to one hundred drops of antimonial wine and two gills of hot water; mix them well together, and when cold, bottle, and cork it tight; take two tea-spoonsful at a time; if it should nauseate, give a smaller quantity."