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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•tundɒbˈtʌnd(v.t.)

  1. to blunt; dull; deaden.

Origin of obtund:

1350–1400; ME < L obtundere to beat at =ob-ob - +tundere to strike

ob•tund′ent(adj.; n.)

Wiktionary

  1. obtundent(Noun)

    A substance which sheathes a part, or blunts irritation, usually some bland, oily, or mucilaginous matter; u2013 nearly the same as demulcent.

  2. obtundent(Noun)

    Something which obtunds.

  3. Origin: From obtundens, present participle of obtundo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obtundent(noun)

    a substance which sheathes a part, or blunts irritation, usually some bland, oily, or mucilaginous matter; -- nearly the same as demulcent

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