Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix A substance that stimulates the flow of: emmenagogue.

Etymologies

French, from Late Latin -agōgus, from Greek -agōgos, from agōgos, drawing off, from agein, to lead, drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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