Origin of siccativeLate Latin siccativus ; from Classical Latin siccatus, past participle of siccare: see desiccate
Origin of siccativeLate Latin siccat&imacron;vus, drying, from Latin siccatus, past participle of siccare, to dry, from siccus, dry.
- drier, a catalyst used to promote drying.
(comparative more siccative, superlative most siccative)
- causing or promoting drying