Definitions of astringent
a. - Drawing together the tissues; binding; contracting; -- opposed to laxative; as, astringent medicines; a butter and astringent taste; astringent fruit. 2
a. - Stern; austere; as, an astringent type of virtue. 2
n. - A medicine or other substance that produces contraction in the soft organic textures, and checks discharges of blood, mucus, etc. 2
The word "astringent" uses 10 letters: A E G I N N R S T T.
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