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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·mul·cent /dɪˈmʌlsənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·mul·cent a.  Softening; mollifying; soothing; assuasive; as, oil is demulcent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·mul·cent, n. Med. A substance, usually of a mucilaginous or oily nature, supposed to be capable of soothing an inflamed nervous membrane, or protecting it from irritation. Gum Arabic, glycerin, olive oil, etc., are demulcents.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
            [syn: emollient, salving, softening]
      n : a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that
          soothes inflamed or injured skin