from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trade-name for an orange-colored powder prepared from antipyrin and ferric chlorid, containing 64 per cent. of the former and 12 per cent. of the latter. It is soluble in water and alcohol and is stated to have remarkable styptic properties without caustic effects.
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