Meaning of aperient

a•per•i•ent

Pronunciation: (u-pēr'ē-unt), [key]
— Med. Med.
—adj.
  1. having a mild purgative or laxative effect.
—n.
  1. a medicine or food that acts as a mild laxative. Also called
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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