noun an·ti·tran·spi·rant \" +\

Definition of antitranspirant



  1. :  a substance (such as pine oil) that is usually sprayed on plant surfaces (as of the leaves and stems) to reduce transpiration and inhibit water loss —called also antidesiccant

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Origin and Etymology of antitranspirant

1anti- + transpir(ation) + 1-ant

First Known Use: 1958

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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