Definition for DI-GEST'IVE


  1. Having the power to cause digestion in the stomach; as, a digestive preparation of medicine.
  2. Capable of softening and preparing by heat.
  3. Methodizing; reducing to order; as, digestive thought. – Dryden.
  4. Causing maturation in wounds or ulcers.
  5. Dissolving.

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