from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a tendency to purify or to sweeten by removing or correcting acidity and acrimony.
  • n. An edulcorant remedy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In medicine, sweetening, or rendering less acrid.
  • n. A drug intended to render the fluids of the body less acrid.


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