Subastringent
Subastringent Sub`as*trin"gent, a. Somewhat astringent. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • subastringent — I. “+ adjective Etymology: sub + astringent : mildly astringent II. noun : a subastringent substance …   Useful english dictionary

  • subastringent — /sub euh strin jeuhnt/, adj. slightly astringent. [1685 95; SUB + ASTRINGENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • subastringent — sub·astrin·gent (sub″ə strinґjənt) moderately astringent …   Medical dictionary

  • subastringent — sub·astringent …   English syllables

  • subastringent — /sʌbəˈstrɪndʒənt/ (say subuh strinjuhnt) adjective slightly astringent …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sub- — [L. sub under, below; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. upa to, on, under, over. Cf. {Hypo }, {Super }.] 1. A prefix signifying under, below, beneath, and hence often, in an inferior position or degree, in an imperfect or partial state, as in subscribe,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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