Meaning of “expectorant” in the English Dictionary

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"expectorant" in British English

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expectorantnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈspek.tər.ənt/ us /ɪkˈspek.tər.ənt/

a type of cough medicine used to make phlegm (= thick liquid) less thick in the lungs

(Definition of “expectorant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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