how to pronounce astringent
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meanings of astringent
- Extremely sour, bitter.
- Having the effect of drawing tissue together; styptic.
- Causing a dry or puckering mouthfeel; characteristic of foods with high tannin content, such as certain kinds of berries and citrus fruits.
- Sharp, caustic, severe.
- A substance which draws tissue together, thus restricting the flow of blood.