astringency

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EtymologyEdit

astringent +‎ -cy

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NounEdit

astringency (plural astringencies)

  1. An astringent taste.
  2. That which acts as an astringent, causing contraction of soft tissue to restrict the flow of blood.

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Last modified on 27 November 2013, at 19:58