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Definition of "corroborant" [cor•rob•o•rant]

  • Archaic Producing or stimulating physical vigor. Used of a medicine. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corroborant" in a sentence
  • "I lifted my head, opened my eyes, and spat a stream of crystal fluid like no water of Urth's; it seemed not water at all, but a richer atmosphere, corroborant as the winds of Yesod."
  • "They are extensively prescribed in some parts of the country in diarrhoea, and as a corroborant in dropsy."
  • "A dislocated wrist, unsuccessfully set, occasioned advice from my surgeon, to try the mineral waters of Aix, in Provence, as a corroborant."