astringency

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Etymology[edit]

astringent +‎ -cy

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈstɹɪn.dʒən.si/

Noun[edit]

astringency (plural astringencies)

  1. An astringent taste.
  2. That which acts as an astringent, causing contraction of soft tissue to restrict the flow of blood.

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