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Rochelle powder   /roʊʃˈɛl pˈaʊdər/   Listen
Rochelle powder

An effervescing salt containing sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt and tartaric acid; used as a cathartic.  Synonyms: Seidlitz powder, Seidlitz powders.

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"Rochelle powder" Quotes from Famous Books

... coats, white gloves, and gold bands on their hats,—completed the establishment The ladies sat facing each other, and their mingled, effervescing skirts and flounces filled the cup of the vehicle quite to over-foaming, like a Rochelle powder, nearly drowning the brave spaniel, whose sturdy little nose was elevated, for air, ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866 • Various

Words linked to "Rochelle powder" :   Seidlitz powders, cathartic, physic, Seidlitz powder, aperient, purgative

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