aperitive

[ uh-per-i-tiv ]
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adjective
  1. having a stimulating effect on the appetite.

noun
  1. an appetite stimulant.

Origin of aperitive

1
1575–85; <Medieval Latin aperitīvus, variant of Late Latin apertīvus, equivalent to Latin apert- (see aperture) + -īvus-ive

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