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roborant

[ rob-er-uhnt ]
/ ˈrɒb ər ənt /
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adjective
noun
a tonic.
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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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