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roborant

[rob-er-uh nt]Medicine/Medical
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adjective
  1. strengthening.
noun
  1. a tonic.

Origin of roborant

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

adjective
  1. tending to fortify or increase strength
noun
  1. a drug or agent that increases strength

Word Origin

C17: from Latin roborāre to strengthen, from rōbur an oak
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