antipyretic

noun
an·ti·py·ret·ic | \ -pī-ˈre-tik \

Definition of antipyretic 

: an agent that reduces fever

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antipyretic adjective

First Known Use of antipyretic

circa 1681, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of antipyretic was circa 1681

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antipyretic

noun
an·ti·py·ret·ic | \ -pī-ˈret-ik \

Medical Definition of antipyretic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an antipyretic agent

called also febrifuge

antipyretic

adjective

Medical Definition of antipyretic (Entry 2 of 2)

: preventing, removing, or allaying fever

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