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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body;
- Example: "a mustard plaster is calefacient"
[syn: calefacient, warming]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Calefacient \Cal`e*fa"cient\, a. [L. calefaciens p. pr. of calefacere to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make.] Making warm; heating. [R.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Calefacient \Cal`e*fa"cient\, n. A substance that excites warmth in the parts to which it is applied, as mustard. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

calefacient adj 1: producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body; "a mustard plaster is calefacient" [syn: calefacient, warming]