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constringent

[kuh n-strin-juh nt] /kənˈstrɪn dʒənt/
adjective
2.
causing constriction.
Origin of constringent
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605, constringent is from the Latin word constringent- (stem of constringēns, present participle of constringere). See constringe, -ent
Related forms
constringency, noun
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