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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Causing a discharge of water or phlegm.
  • n. A hydrotic medicine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Causing a discharge of water or phlegm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing a discharge of water.
  • n. In medicine, a hydragogue.
  • Noting an acid, a syrupy compound, C5H9O7N, found in perspiration.

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