Revellent Re*vel"lent, a. [L. revellens, p. pr. of revellere. See {Revel}, v. t.] Causing revulsion; revulsive. -- n. (Med.) A revulsive medicine. [1913 Webster]

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  • revellent — I. rə̇ˈvelənt noun ( s) Etymology: Latin revellent , revellens, present participle of revellere to draw back, pull away more at revulsion : a revulsive agent (as a medicine) II. adjective Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • revellent — re·vel·lent …   English syllables

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