having formerly served in the armed forces
noun (pl) -men 1. a man who has served in the army, navy, or air force
noun (pl) -women 1. a woman who has served in the army, navy, or air force
exsiccant ex·sic·cant (ěk-sĭk’ənt) n. Desiccant. ex·sic’cant adj.
[ek-si-key-tuh m] /ˌɛk sɪˈkeɪ təm/ noun, plural exsiccatums, exsiccata [ek-si-key-tuh] /ˌɛk sɪˈkeɪ tə/ (Show IPA). Botany, Mycology. 1. a specimen intentionally dried, especially for herbarium display.
[ek-si-keyt] /ˈɛk sɪˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), exsiccated, exsiccating. 1. to dry or remove the moisture from, as a substance. 2. to dry up, as moisture. verb (used without object), exsiccated, exsiccating. 3. to dry up. /ˈɛksɪˌkeɪt/ verb 1. to dry up; desiccate exsiccate ex·sic·cate (ěk’sĭ-kāt’) v. ex·sic·cat·ed, ex·sic·cat·ing, ex·sic·cates To dry up or cause […]