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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EVAC'UANT, a. [L. evacuans.] Emptying; freeing from.
EVAC'UANT, n. A medicine which procures evacuations, or promotes the natural secretions and excretions.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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1: strongly laxative [syn: cathartic, evacuant, purgative]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Evacuant E*vac"u*ant, a. [L. evacuans, -antis, p. pr. of evacuare: cf. F. ['e]vacuant.] Emptying; evacuative; purgative; cathartic. -- n. (Med.) A purgative or cathartic.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. a. (Med.) Purgative, cathartic, abstergent, cleansing. II. n. Cathartic, purgative, purgative medicine.



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