Definitions for purgativeˈpɜr gə tɪv
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purgative, cathartic, physic, aperient(adj)
a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
cathartic, evacuant, purgative(adj)
something, such as a substance or medicine, that purges; laxative
(capable of) purging
having the power or quality of purging; cathartic
a purging medicine; a cathartic
Origin: [L. purgativus: cf. F. purgatif.]
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