comburivorous

adjective

com·​bu·​riv·​o·​rous
¦kämbyə¦rivərəs
: consuming by combustion
the comburivorous power of a gas
compare comburent

Word History

Etymology

Latin comburere to burn + English -i- + -vorous

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“Comburivorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comburivorous. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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