restringent

adjective
re·​strin·​gent | \ -jənt \

Definition of restringent

 (Entry 1 of 2)

archaic

restringent

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of restringent (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic
: something (as a word or a medication) with restringent properties

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History and Etymology for restringent

Adjective

Latin restringent-, restringens, present participle of restringere to draw back tight, restrict

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“Restringent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restringent. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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