expectorator

Definitions of expectorator
  1. noun
    a person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)
    synonyms: spitter
  2. noun
    a medicine promoting expectoration
    synonyms: expectorant
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    types:
    Robitussin
    trade name of an expectorant that loosens phlegm and makes it easier to cough up
    type of:
    medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine
    (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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