Part of speech: noun

A purgative.

Part of speech:

Gently purgative.

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Usage examples "laxative":

  1. Mineral oil is useful as a mild laxative, and does not produce any bad after results. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.
  2. When given in full doses, an infusion of the herb is laxative. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.
  3. Feed laxative food and supply the animal with fresh water to drink. - "The Veterinarian", Chas. J. Korinek.