Definition of Concoctive

1. a. Having the power of digesting or ripening; digestive.



Definition of Concoctive

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to digestion; digestive ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to concoction ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concoctive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concoctive

conclusions
conclusive
conclusive presumption
conclusive presumptions
conclusively
conclusively presumed
conclusiveness
conclusory
concoct
concocted
concocter
concocters
concocting
concoction
concoctions
concoctive (current term)
concoctor
concoctors
concocts
concolor
concolorate
concolorous
concolourous
concomitance
concomitances
concomitancy
concomitant
concomitant immunity
concomitant strabismus
concomitant symptom

Literary usage of Concoctive

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1. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"... with a very strong heat, any bony substance, so as to reduce them into a fluid state ; that which causes or strengthens the concoctive power. ..."

2. The Paradise Lost: a poem in twelve Books by John Milton (1851)
"concoctive, <^c. : With digesting heat to change into another (that is, angelic) substance. 439. If: Since. 440. Empiric : Versed in experiments. ..."

3. The Relation of Latin to Practical Life: Concrete Illustrations in the Form by Frances Ellis Sabin, Loura Bayne Woodruff (1913)
"... from alere, to nourish— nourishing, pursuit of pulchritude . . Pulchritude, from pulchritudo, beauty —beauty. concoctive powers ..."

4. Freemason's Magazine, Or General and Complete Library (1796)
"... for, besides that when the stomach is too much distended its concoctive power cannot be exerted with proper force, the tone of the stomach is in danger ..."

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