Pur"ging (?), a.

That purges; cleansing.

Purging flax Bot., an annual European plant of the genus Linum (L. catharticum); dwarf wild flax; -- so called from its use as a cathartic medicine.

 

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Pur"ging, n. Med.

The act of cleansing; excessive evacuations; especially, diarrhea.

 

© Webster 1913.

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