Definitions for calefacient

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. calefacient, warming(adj)

    producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body

    "a mustard plaster is calefacient"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. calefacient(Noun)

    A medical agent or substance which produces a feeling of warmth when applied to the body.

  2. calefacient(Adjective)

    having heating or warming effects

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Calefacient(adj)

    making warm; heating

  2. Calefacient(noun)

    a substance that excites warmth in the parts to which it is applied, as mustard

  3. Origin: [L. calefaciens p. pr. of calefacere to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make.]


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