Antiar
Antiar An"ti*ar, n. [Jav. antjar.] A Virulent poison prepared in Java from the gum resin of one species of the upas tree ({Antiaris toxicaria}). [1913 Webster]

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  • antiar — ⇒ANTIAR, subst. masc. PHARMACOL. Latex extrêmement vénéneux produit par l antiaris toxicaria et utilisé pour son action toxique ou thérapeutique : • On peut distinguer trois manières principales d agir sur les êtres vivants : 1 On agit par des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antiar — s. m. 1.  [Botânica] Planta da família das artocarpáceas. 2. Látice venenoso do antiar, com o qual se envenenam frechas …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • antiar — [an′tētē ə rin΄an′tē är΄] n. [Javanese antjar] 1. the upas tree of Java 2. a poison made from its gum resin: also called antiarin [an′tētē ə rin΄] …   English World dictionary

  • antiar — n. = UPAS 1a, 2. Etymology: Jav. antjar * * * ˈantēˌär noun ( s) Etymology: Javanese antjar upas tree 1. : a poisonous gum resin from the upas tree 2. : an arrow poison prepared from antiar * * * /an tee ahr / …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiar — (an ti ar) s. m. Voy. upas antiar …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • antiar — /an tee ahr /, n. 1. the upas tree. 2. Also, antiarin /an tee euhr in/. an arrow poison prepared from the sap of the upas tree. [1860 65; said to be < Java Malay ancar] * * * …   Universalium

  • antiar — an·ti·ar …   English syllables

  • antiar — /ˈæntia/ (say anteeah) noun 1. → upas. 2. an arrow poison prepared from the sap of the upas. {Javanese antjar} …   Australian English dictionary

  • upas antiar — Upas U pas ([=u] p[.a]s), n. [Malay p[=u]hn [=u]pas; p[=u]hn a tree + [=u]pas poison.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A tree ({Antiaris toxicaria}) of the Breadfruit family, common in the forests of Java and the neighboring islands. Its secretions are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antiaris toxicaria — Antiar An ti*ar, n. [Jav. antjar.] A Virulent poison prepared in Java from the gum resin of one species of the upas tree ({Antiaris toxicaria}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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