Rochelle salt

noun Ro·chelle salt \ rō-ˈshel- \

Definition of Rochelle salt

: a crystalline salt KNaC4H4O6·4H2O that is a mild purgative

Origin and Etymology of rochelle salt

La Rochelle, France


Medical Dictionary

Rochelle salt

noun Ro·chelle salt \ rō-ˈshel- \

medical Definition of Rochelle salt

: a crystalline salt C4H4KNaO6·4H2O that is a mild purgative called also potassium sodium tartrate, Seignette salt, sodium potassium tartrate

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