constringent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin constringens, present participle.

Adjective[edit]

constringent (comparative more constringent, superlative most constringent)

  1. Having the quality of contracting, binding, or compressing.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for constringent in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cōnstringent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of cōnstringō