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antiar

[ an-tee-ahr ]

noun

  1. the upas tree.
  2. Also an·ti·a·rin [] an arrow poison prepared from the sap of the upas tree.


antiar

/ ˈæntɪˌɑː /

noun

  1. See upas
    another name for upas upas


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Word History and Origins

Origin of antiar1

1860–65; said to be < Java Malay ancar

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Word History and Origins

Origin of antiar1

from Javanese

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Example Sentences

The Upas Antiar is another Javanese poisona bitter, milky juice, which acts violently on the heart.

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