Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medicine, same as febrifuge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Serving to drive off fever; antifebrile.

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  • adjective medicine, archaic Countering fever; antifebrile.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek a- + burning heat, fever, fire.

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