roborant

[ rob-er-uh nt ]
/ ˈrɒb ər ənt /
Medicine/Medical

adjective

noun

a tonic.

Nearby words

  1. robo-,
  2. roboam,
  3. robocall,
  4. robocar,
  5. robocop,
  6. robosign,
  7. robot,
  8. robot bomb,
  9. robot dancing,
  10. robot pilot

Origin of roborant

1655–65; < Latin rōborant- (stem of rōborāns), present participle of rōborāre to strengthen, equivalent to rōbor- (stem of rōbur) oak, hardness + -ant- -ant

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British Dictionary definitions for roborant

roborant

/ (ˈrəʊbərənt, ˈrɒb-) /

adjective

tending to fortify or increase strength

noun

a drug or agent that increases strength

Word Origin for roborant

C17: from Latin roborāre to strengthen, from rōbur an oak

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