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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. astringent; styptic
  • n. A restringent medicine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Restringing; astringent; styptic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as restrictive.
  • n. An astringent or styptic.

Etymologies

Latin restringens, present participle. (Wiktionary)

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