- having a stimulating effect on the appetite.
- an aperient.
- an appetite stimulant.
Origin of aperitive
Related Words for aperitivepleasant, satisfactory, acceptable, enjoyable, attractive, tempting, appetizing, fragrant, spicy, wholesome, sweet, delectable, pungent, aromatic, luscious, tasty, tangy, mellow, piquant, yummy
Examples from the Web for aperitive
Historical Examples of aperitive
The aperitive virtue of a key, the attractive virtue of a crook.The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal
The aperitive virtue of a key, the attractive virtue of a hook.Pascal's Penses
Aperient roots,1535 Aperitive species; Species diuretic, L. 1.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
He discussed the "efficacy" of millepedes, which he found to be "very diuretical and aperitive."Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England
Charles W. Bodemer