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Related to baryta: Baryta carbonica
Any of several barium compounds, such as barium sulfate.
[C19: New Latin, from Greek barutēs weight, from barus heavy]
any of several compounds of barium, as BaO or its hydroxide form.
[1800–10; < New Latin, =bary- (< Greek barýs heavy) + -ta (< Greek -(i)tēs -ite1)]
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|Noun||1.||baryta - any of several compounds of barium |
atomic number 56, Ba, barium - a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
barium hydroxide - white poisonous crystals; made by dissolving barium oxide in water