Corroborant
Corroborant Cor*rob"o*rant (k?r-r?b"?-rant), a. [L. corroborans, p. pr. See {Corroborate}.] Strengthening; supporting; corroborating. --Bacon. -- n. Anything which gives strength or support; a tonic. [1913 Webster]

The brain, with its proper corroborants, especially with sweet odors and with music. --Southey. [1913 Webster]


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  • corroborant — ⇒CORROBORANT, ANTE, part. prés. et adj. I. Part. prés. de corroborer. II. Adj. Qui corrobore. A. [Correspond à corroborer A 1] Aliment, médicament, moyen, remède, traitement corroborant. Synon. de fortifiant, tonique. Gelée épaisse nutritive et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • corroborant — corroborant, ante (ko rro bo ran, ran t ) adj. Qui corrobore, qui fortifie.    En termes de médecine, moyens corroborants, les moyens qui, suffisamment prolongés, ont la vertu d augmenter la force de la constitution.    Substantivement. Les… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • corroborant — index salubrious, salutary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • corroborant — [kə räb′ə rənt] adj. [L corroborans, prp. of corroborare: see CORROBORATE] 1. corroborating 2. Obs. strengthening: said of a medicine or tonic n. Obs. a tonic …   English World dictionary

  • CORROBORANT — ANTE. adj. T. de Médec. Qui fortifie, qui donne du ton. Aliment, remède corroborant. On l emploie aussi comme substantif. Le vin est un corroborant …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • corroborant — /keuh rob euhr euhnt/, adj. 1. corroborating; confirming. 2. Archaic. strengthening; invigorating, as a medicine. n. 3. something that corroborates or strengthens. 4. Archaic. a strengthening medicine. [1620 30; < L corroborant (s. of… …   Universalium

  • corroborant — adjective Date: 1626 archaic having an invigorating effect used of a medicine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corroborant — cor|ro|bo|rant Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • corroborant — adj. (of a medicine) producing or stimulating physical strength, strengthened, invigorating n. something that corroborates or strengthens …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corroborant — cor·rob·o·rant …   English syllables

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