Definition of Corroborant

1. Adjective. Used of a medicine that is strengthening.

Category relationships: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Language type: Archaicism, Archaism
Similar to: Invigorating



Definition of Corroborant

1. a. Strengthening; supporting; corroborating.

Definition of Corroborant

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corroborant

corrinoids
corrins
corrival
corrivalled
corrivalling
corrivalries
corrivalry
corrivals
corrivalship
corrivate
corrivated
corrivates
corrivating
corrivation
corrivations
corroborant (current term)
corroborate
corroborated
corroborates
corroborating
corroborating evidence
corroboration
corroborations
corroborative
corroboratives
corroborator
corroborators
corroboratory
corroboree
corroborees

Literary usage of Corroborant

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1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"A plant growing in the centre tad west of Africa. The mastication of the pulp acts as a corroborant and prevents sleep. Also called Sterculia acuminata. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Strengthening; corroborant. H. n. That which strengthens. ... That which corroborates, (a) A medicine that strengthens ; a corroborant. ..."

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