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corroborant

[kuh-rob-er-uh nt]
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adjective
  1. corroborating; confirming.
  2. Archaic. strengthening; invigorating, as a medicine.
noun
  1. something that corroborates or strengthens.
  2. Archaic. a strengthening medicine.

Origin of corroborant

1620–30; < Latin corrōborant- (stem of corrōborāns) strengthening, present participle of corrōborāre. See corroborate, -ant
Related formsun·cor·rob·o·rant, adjective
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corroborant

adjective archaic
  1. serving to corroborate
  2. strengthening
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