|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|1.||med a drug or agent that counteracts or neutralizes the effects of a poison|
|2.||anything that counteracts or relieves a harmful or unwanted condition; remedy|
|[C15: from Latin antidotum, from Greek antidoton something given as a countermeasure, from |
antidote an·ti·dote (ān'tĭ-dōt')
An agent used to neutralize or counteract the effects of a poison.
|antidote (ān'tĭ-dōt') Pronunciation Key
A substance that counteracts the effects of a poison.