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abstergent

Definition of the adjective abstergent

What does abstergent mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Serving to cleanse, detergent.

Definition of the noun abstergent

What does abstergent mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abstergents

  1. A substance used in cleansing; a detergent; as, soap is an abstergent.

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Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum, Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary (1828)

Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle

Abstergent. Medicines which were formerly supposed to purify or cleanse theblood. ABSORBENT. (Absorbsnt; from abtorbso, to Suck up.) Those medicines are so termed which have no acrimony in themselves, and destroy acidities in the ...

Google previewBarclay's English Dictionary. With which is incorporated a complete modern gazetteer, a beautiful atlas of maps and also a pronouncing dictionary (1815)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

ABSTERGENT,. a. substergens,. Lat.] endued. with. a. cleansing quality ...

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

Remedes abster- gens, F — abstergentia, L., — abfuhrungs- mittel, G., — abstergent or abstersive remedies — are applications which possess the property of cleansing organic surfaces from the viscid matters, or sordes, which adhere to them.

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)

Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle

Abstergent. Medicines which were formerly supposed to purify or cleanse the blood. ABSORBENT. (Absorbent; from absorbeo, to suck up.) Those medicines are so termed which have no acrimony in themselves, and destroy acidities in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by George Watt

Abstergent — A term applied in Pharmacy to a substance such as Fuller's earth, which has a cleansing property. The Soap-nut (Sapindus Mukorossi, Gartn.) is an excellent abstergent or detergent, and so also are the pods of Acacia concinna.

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

abstergent (ab-stcVjent) , adj. possessing cleansing or purging properties: n.that which cleanses or purges; a detergent. abstersion (ab-ster'shun ), ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Abstergent — A term applied in Pharmacy to a substance such as Fuller's earth, which has a cleansing property. The Soap-nut (Sapindus Mukorossi, Gcerin.) is an excellent abstergent or detergent, and so also are the pods of Acacia concinna ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

ABSTERGENT, adj. Cleansing; having a cleansing quality. — Abstergent medicines arc those employed for resolving obstructions, concretions, &c. such as soap, &c. To ABSTERS E, v. a. To cleanse, to purify; ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Abstergent, ab-ster jent, a. Cleansing; having a cleansing quality. Abstergents, ab -ster 'jenta, s. phi. Lotions and other applications for cleansing sores, as soap and water.

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Abstergent Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1E1R1G2E1N1T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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