Definition of Attrahent. Meaning of Attrahent. Synonyms of Attrahent

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Definition of Attrahent

Attrahent At"tra*hent, a. [L. attrahens, p. pr. of attrahere. See Attract, v. t.] Attracting; drawing; attractive.
Attrahent At"tra*hent, n. 1. That which attracts, as a magnet. The motion of the steel to its attrahent. --Glanvill. 2. (Med.) A substance which, by irritating the surface, excites action in the part to which it is applied, as a blister, an epispastic, a sinapism.

Meaning of Attrahent from wikipedia

- "extraordinary service in the drawing and ripening of tumors, etc." (see attrahent) From French axunge, adapted from Latin axungia 'axle grease' = axis 'axle'...