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corroborant

[kuh-rob-er-uh nt] /kəˈrɒb ər ənt/
adjective
1.
corroborating; confirming.
2.
Archaic. strengthening; invigorating, as a medicine.
noun
3.
something that corroborates or strengthens.
4.
Archaic. a strengthening medicine.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Latin corrōborant- (stem of corrōborāns) strengthening, present participle of corrōborāre. See corroborate, -ant
Related forms
uncorroborant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for corroborant

corroborant

/kəˈrɒbərənt/
adjective (archaic)
1.
serving to corroborate
2.
strengthening
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