Definitions

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  • adj. Having the quality of drying up; causing a drying up.
  • n. A medicine that causes drying up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

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Latin exsiccans, present participle of exsiccare. See exsiccate.

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