from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tradename for a double salt of antimony fluoride and ammonium sulphate which has the formula SbF3(NH4)2SO4. It is sold as a substitute for tartar emetic, and is used chiefly as a fixing agent for tannin in the application of the basic colors.
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