|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
styptic styp·tic (stĭp'tĭk)
Contracting the tissues or blood vessels; astringent.
Tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels; hemostatic.