Share this entry

sorbefacient Line breaks: sor¦be|fa¦cient
Pronunciation: /ˌsɔːbɪˈfeɪʃ(ə)nt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of sorbefacient in English:

adjective

Causing absorption.

noun

Back to top  
A sorbefacient drug etc.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin sorbere 'suck in' + -facient.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources