Re*pel"lent (-lent), a. [L. repellens, -entis, p. pr. ]

Driving back; able or tending to repel.

 

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Re*pel"lent, n.

1.

That which repels.

2. Med.

A remedy to repel from a tumefied part the fluids which render it tumid.

Dunglison.

3.

A kind of waterproof cloth.

Knight.

 

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