A Dictionary of the English Language
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Aperitive

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Ape'ritive. adj. [from aperio, Lat. to open.] That which has the quality of opening the excrementious passages of the body.

They may make broth, with the addition of aperitive herbs. Harvey on Consumptions.

Sources: Harvey, Gideon (42)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Aperitive." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=12687.


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