Aqua Tofana

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Related to Manna of St Nicholas of Bari: Saint Nicholas
a fluid containing arsenic, and used for secret poisoning, made by an Italian woman named Tofana, in the middle of the 17th century, who is said to have poisoned more than 600 persons.

See also: Aqua

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.