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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calefacient  \Cal`e*fa"cient\,  a.  [L.  calefaciens  p.  pr  of 
  calefacere  to  make  warm;  calere  to  be  warm  +  facere  to  make.] 
  Making  warm;  heating.  [R.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calefacient  \Cal`e*fa"cient\,  n. 
  A  substance  that  excites  warmth  in  the  parts  to  which  it  is 
  applied,  as  mustard. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calefacient 
  adj  :  producing  the  sensation  of  heat  when  applied  to  the  body;  "a 
  mustard  plaster  is  calefacient"  [syn:  {warming}] 




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