Definition for DI-GEST'ER


  1. He that digests or disposes in order.
  2. One who digests his food.
  3. A medicine or article of food that aids digestion, or strengthens the digestive power of the stomach.
  4. A strong vessel contrived by Papin, in which to boil bony substances with a strong heat and reduce them to a fluid state, or in general, to increase the solvent power of water.

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