Definition of corroborant in English:


Syllabification: cor·rob·o·rant
Pronunciation: /kəˈräbərənt


1Corroborating; confirming.
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  • We think it is the best to make space here for all three of them, on account of some varieties in the different statements that are corroborant and supplement one to another.
2 archaic (Of a medicine) invigorating; producing strength.
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  • They have a pleasant and corroborant effect upon the stomach, but, when largely taken, cause purging and vomiting.
  • Golfing is healthy, as are healthy the periodical visits to the spa, a ‘strategy’ which is not only medical but also refreshing, already practised by the Romans as a reinvigorating and corroborant remedy.


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1Something that corroborates.
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  • Fields are provided for all normal equipment name plate data, GPS corroborants for selected equipment, purchasing information, and operations data.
2 archaic An invigorating medicine.
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  • This makes it an excellent corroborant, strengthening also the ability of coordination and concentration.
  • In Hippocrates it figures as an astringent herb, which may be infused in wine as a corroborant.
  • In Puebla the plant is used by midwives as a corroborant after childbirth.

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