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lapactic

[ luh-pak-tik ]
/ ləˈpæk tɪk /
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adjective
purgative; cathartic.
noun
a lapactic agent; purgative.
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Origin of lapactic

1745–55; <Greek lapaktikós laxative, equivalent to lapak- (verbid stem of lapássein to evacuate) + -tikos-tic

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