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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The secretion into the mouth of a viscous colorless somewhat opalescent liquid that serves to lubricate ingested food and often to begin the breakdown of starches

Usage examples (36)
  • Thus on the slender basis of the conditioning of reactions such as salivation and simple movements, of
  • This will stimulate salivation and help release the gas.
  • In the Isle of Skye it is used for causing salivation, as
  • A drop of liquid fell to my face, salivation from its jaws. for more
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