styptic

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styp·tic

adjective \ˈstip-tik\

Definition of STYPTIC

:  tending to contract or bind :  astringent; especially :  tending to check bleeding
styptic noun

Origin of STYPTIC

Middle English stiptik, from Anglo-French, from Latin stypticus, from Greek styptikos, from styphein to contract
First Known Use: 14th century

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