Di*gest"er (?), n.

1.

One who digests.

2.

A medicine or an article of food that aids digestion, or strengthens digestive power.

Rice is . . . a great restorer of health, and a great digester. Sir W. Temple.

3.

A strong closed vessel, in which bones or other substances may be subjected, usually in water or other liquid, to a temperature above that of boiling, in order to soften them.

 

© Webster 1913.

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