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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Definitions for roborant

  1. Strengthening; restoring vigor.
  2. A strengthening medicine; a tonic; a restorative.

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Citations for roborant
A major field study of the effect of pollen extracts on the common cold and its roborant . . . effects in 775 Swedish military recruits did not give unequivocal results in relation to the prophylactic effect of the preparation used against the common cold. James P. Carter, Racketeering in Medicine
That day, I felt the need of a roborant after my ghost-ridden night, and I swigged down two doses. William Least Heat Moon, River Horse
Origin of roborant
1655-1665
Roborant derives from the present participle of Latin roborare, "to strengthen," from robur, roboris, "strength."