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Astringent (IPA: /əˈstɹɪndʒənt/)


Astringent (a.)

Drawing together the tissues; binding; contracting; -- opposed to laxative; as, astringent medicines; a butter and astringent taste; astringent fruit.

Astringent (a.)

Stern; austere; as, an astringent type of virtue.

Astringent (n.)

A medicine or other substance that produces contraction in the soft organic textures, and checks discharges of blood, mucus, etc.

Astringent

Chemical compound that tends to shrink or constrict body tissues

Astringent Synonyms

Sour, Acerbic, Acerb

Astringent Synonyms

Hemostatic, Styptic

Astringent Synonyms

Styptic, Astringent Drug

Translations

Astringent in Spanish


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