Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Drying; removing moisture; having the property of drying.
  • noun In medicine, a drug having drying properties.

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

  • adjective Having the quality of drying up; causing a drying up.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having the quality of drying up; causing a drying up.
  • noun A medicine that causes drying up.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin exsiccans, present participle of exsiccare. See exsiccate.

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