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  • Desiccatory — De*sic ca*to*ry, a. Desiccative. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desiccatory — adj. dehydrating, tending to cause dryness, tending to dry out or become dry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desiccatory — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ kəˌtōrē, də̇ˈsi , dēˈsi , ȯr , ri adjective : desiccative …   Useful english dictionary

  • desiccate —   v.t. dry up; preserve by drying.    ♦ desiccant, n. & a.    ♦ desiccation,    ♦ desiccator, n.    ♦ desiccative, desiccatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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