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calm·a·tive

 (kä′mə-tĭv, kăl′mə-)
adj.
Having relaxing or pacifying properties; sedative.
n.
A sedative.

calmative

(ˈkælmətɪv; ˈkɑːmə-) or

calmant

adj
(Medicine) (of a remedy or agent) sedative
n
(Medicine) a sedative remedy or drug

calm•a•tive

(ˈkɑ mə tɪv, ˈkæl mə-)
adj.
1. having a soothing or sedative effect.
n.
2. a calmative agent.
[1865–70]
Translations

calm·a·tive

a. calmante, sedante.
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