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aperitive

[ uh-per-i-tiv ]
/ əˈpɛr ɪ tɪv /
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adjective
having a stimulating effect on the appetite.
noun
an appetite stimulant.
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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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