Definition of constringent in English:

constringent

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Pronunciation: /kənˈstrɪndʒ(ə)nt/

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adjective

  • Causing constriction.

Origin

early 16th century: from Latin constringent- 'binding together', from the verb constringere ( see constrain).

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