abstergent definition

  • adjective:
    • Serving to clean, detergent.
  • noun:
    • A substance found in cleansing; a detergent.
    • whatever aids in scouring or cleaning, as detergent or fuller's earth.
    • In medicine, a lotion or any other application for cleaning a sore: within good sense nearly superseded by detergent.
  • others:
    • Having cleaning or purgative properties.

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