Search Result for "laxative":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a mild cathartic;


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. stimulating evacuation of feces;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Laxative \Lax"a*tive\, a. [L. laxativus mitigating, assuaging: cf. F. laxatif. See Lax, a.] 1. Having a tendency to loosen or relax. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Having the effect of loosening or opening the intestines, and relieving from constipation; -- opposed to astringent. -- n. (Med.) A laxative medicine. See the Note under Cathartic. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "laxative": agar, aloes, aperient, bran, calomel, carminative, cascara, castor oil, cathartic, colocynth, diuretic, magnesia, mercurous chloride, mineral oil, mineral water, physic, purgative, purge, senna




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