brown mixture

noun

Definition of brown mixture

: a dark brown liquid preparation made of fluid extract of licorice root, tartar emetic, camphorated tincture of opium, spirit of ethyl nitrite glycerol, and water and used as an expectorant

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“Brown mixture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20mixture. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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