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Eupeptic

[yoo-PEP-tik]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Greek, late 17th century

1.

Relating to or having good digestion or a consequent air of healthy good spirits.

Examples of Eupeptic in a sentence

"This eupeptic tea will help your stomach settle."

"The party left everyone in a eupeptic state."

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About Eupeptic

Something that is eupeptic is healthy or conducive to one's health and well-being — in other words, medicinal in nature.

Did you Know?

Does eupeptic sounds familiar? It's because it shares the same roots with the word pepsin, a substance that helps digestion. That's also where Pepto Bismol, a stomach-soothing medication, gets its name.

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