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Overview of noun astringent

The noun astringent has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. astringent, astringent drug, styptic

(a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals)

Overview of adj astringent

The adj astringent has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) acerb, acerbic, astringent

(sour or bitter in taste)

2. astringent

(tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; "astringent cosmetic lotions") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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