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desiccative


desiccative


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Desiccative  \De*sic"ca*tive\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  dessicatif.] 
  Drying;  tending  to  dry.  --Ferrand.  --  n.  (Med.)  An 
  application  for  drying  up  secretions.