Astringent

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William Hupy
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Astringent

Postby William Hupy » Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:10 pm

From Latin. Meaning to draw tight. In medicine it is a substance that contracts body tissue. I heard it used on a cooking show, however. Apparently an herb or ingredient that causes the lips to pucker?
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