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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A medicine promoting the discharge of matter from the throat or lungs by coughing or hawking and spitting.

Usage examples (37)
  • MOST chesty coughs require what are known as expectorant medicines.
  • Sue Roy, a sixth-grader at Abington Heights Middle School, visualizes the spelling of the word 'expectorant' Sunday.
  • M. O'BRIEN: Wait, an expectorant extrapolation kit.
  • Cough syrup expectorant, to loosen phlegm - 36.7 %. for more
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