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1. Astringent and repellent.
2. An agent with such action.
[G. apokroustikos, able to beat off, fr. apo, off, + krouō, to strike]
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apocrustic(1) A near-extinct adjective referring to astringent and repellent qualities.
(2) A therapeutic agent with astringent and repellent properties.
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