verb (used with object), an·ti·dot·ed, an·ti·dot·ing.
Origin of antidote
Examples from the Web for antidotal
Your letters would be antidotal, and thus, by a sort of mental allopathy, beneficial.The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance|Paul Elmer More
The woods might have been filled with antidotal remedies, and I have died in their midst.The Quadroon|Mayne Reid
It is curious that among the non-venomous animals the rabbit's bile is the most powerful in antidotal properties.
The knowledg of these antidotal Herbs they have learned from the Mounggoutia a kind of Ferret.
Its juices were said to be antidotal to snake poisoning, and would also cure the opium habit.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why|Martha M. Allen
British Dictionary definitions for antidotal
Word Origin for antidote
Word Origin and History for antidotal (1 of 2)
"remedy counteracting poison," 1510s (earlier in English as a Latin word), from Middle French antidot and directly from Latin antidotum "a remedy against poison," from Greek antidoton "given as a remedy," literally "given against," verbal adjective of antididonai "give in return," from anti- "against" + didonai "to give" (see date (n.1)). Cf. Middle English antidotarie "treatise on drugs or medicines" (c.1400).