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  Definition of astringent
  1. a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
  2. tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; "astringent cosmetic lotions"
  3. sour or bitter in taste
Similar Words: astringent drug, styptic, acerb, acerbic, sharp

 

Hyponyms: alum

 

Attributes: astringency, stypsis

 

Derivational Morphology: astringe

 

Anagrams: registrant, strategian, staggering, estranging

 

 
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