aperitive

[uh-per-i-tiv]Medicine/Medical
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noun
  1. an aperient.
  2. an appetite stimulant.

Origin of aperitive

1575–85; < Medieval Latin aperitīvus, variant of Late Latin apertīvus, equivalent to Latin apert- (see aperture) + -īvus -ive
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