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revellent

noun re·vel·lent \rə̇ˈvelənt\

Definition of revellent

plural

-s

  1. :  a revulsive agent (as a medicine)

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Origin and Etymology of revellent

Latin revellent-, revellens, present participle of revellere to draw back, pull away — more at revulsion


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revellent

adjective re·vel·lent \"\

Definition of revellent

  1. :  causing revulsion :  revulsive

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Origin and Etymology of revellent

Latin revellent-, revellens


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