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Digester

Digester

1. One who digests.

2. A medicine or an article of food that aids digestion, or strengthens digestive power. Rice is . . . A great restorer of health, and a great digester. (Sir W. Temple)

3. A strong closed vessel, in which bones or other substances may be subjected, usually in water or other liquid, to a temperature above that of boiling, in order to soften them.


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