alcresta ipecac

noun al·cres·ta ipecac \(ˈ)al-¦kre-stə-\

Definition of alcresta ipecac

  1. :  a preparation of ipecac in which the alkaloids have been adsorbed on hydrous aluminum silicate

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of alcresta ipecac

from Alcresta, a trademark

First Known Use: 1914

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up alcresta ipecac? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to criticize severely

Get Word of the Day daily email!