digester

noun di·gest·er \ -ˈjes-tər \
Updated on: 3 Feb 2018

Definition of digester

1 : one that digests or makes a digest
2 : a vessel for digesting especially plant or animal materials

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First Known Use of digester

1614


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digester

noun di·gest·er \ -ˈjes-tər \

medical Definition of digester

1 : one that digests
2 : a medicine or an article of food that aids digestion
3 also digestor : a vessel or apparatus for digesting

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