Etymology
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relaxant (adj.)

1771, "causing or distinguished by relaxation," from Latin relaxantem (nominative relaxans), present participle of relaxare "to loosen, stretch out" (see relax). As a noun, "a medicine or treatment that relaxes or opens," from 1832. An earlier adjective was relaxative "having the quality of relaxing" (1610s).

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Definitions of relaxant
1
relaxant (n.)
a drug that relaxes and relieves tension;
2
relaxant (adj.)
tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension;
a relaxant drug
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