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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Digester  \Di*gest"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  digests. 
 
  2.  A  medicine  or  an  article  of  food  that  aids  digestion,  or 
  strengthens  digestive  power. 
 
  Rice  is  .  .  .  a  great  restorer  of  health,  and  a 
  great  digester.  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  3.  A  strong  closed  vessel,  in  which  bones  or  other  substances 
  may  be  subjected,  usually  in  water  or  other  liquid,  to  a 
  temperature  above  that  of  boiling,  in  order  to  soften 
  them 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  digester 
  n  :  a  vessel  in  which  plant  or  animal  materials  are  digested 




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