[ an-tee-ahr ]
/ ˈæn tiˌɑr /
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the upas tree.
Also an·ti·a·rin [an-tee-er-in]. /ˈæn ti ər ɪn/. an arrow poison prepared from the sap of the upas tree.
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Origin of antiar
1860–65; said to be <Java Malay ancar
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The Upas Antiar is another Javanese poisona bitter, milky juice, which acts violently on the heart.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics|Richard Folkard
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Word Origin for antiar
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