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roborant

[rob-er-uh nt] /ˈrɒb ər ənt/ Medicine/Medical
adjective
noun
2.
a tonic.
Origin of roborant
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin rōborant- (stem of rōborāns), present participle of rōborāre to strengthen, equivalent to rōbor- (stem of rōbur) oak, hardness + -ant- -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for roborant

roborant

/ˈrəʊbərənt; ˈrɒb-/
adjective
1.
tending to fortify or increase strength
noun
2.
a drug or agent that increases strength
Word Origin
C17: from Latin roborāre to strengthen, from rōbur an oak
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