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Word of the day: Roborant

Roborant

[RO-bər-ənt]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: Latin, mid-17th century

A medicine, treatment, etc., that has a strengthening or restorative effect.

Examples of roborant in a sentence

"The antibiotic was a needed roborant for his infection."

"The ointment felt like a short-term roborant."

About Roborant

This word comes from the Latin “roborant-,” meaning “strengthening,” and the verb “roborare,” from “robor-,” meaning “strength.”

Did you Know?

“Roborant” can also be used as an adjective, meaning “having a strengthening or restorative effect.” For example, “The crux of the roborant treatment after surgery was physical therapy.”

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