attritive

adjective
at·​tri·​tive | \ ə‧ˈtrītiv, a‧ˈ- \

Definition of attritive

: causing attrition

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First Known Use of attritive

1816, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for attritive

attrition + -ive

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The first known use of attritive was in 1816

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“Attritive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attritive. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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