[ sed-lits ]
/ ˈsɛd lɪts /
noun (used with a plural verb)
a mild laxative consisting of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and Rochelle salt, which are dissolved separately, mixed, and drunk after effervescence.
super powdersRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
swamp assRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Origin of Seidlitz powders
First recorded in 1805–15; arbitrarily named after a Bohemian village
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for seidlitz powders
Seidlitz-powders are perhaps a little too strong for frequent use in a tropical climate.The Art of Travel|Francis Galton