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refrigerant

Pronunciation: re-frij'er-ant

Definition:

  1. Cooling; reducing slight fever.
  2. An agent that gives a sensation of coolness or relieves feverishness.

[L. re-frigero, pp. -atus, pr. p. -ans, to make cold, fr. frigus (frigor-), cold]

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