exhalant

adjective
ex·​hal·​ant | \ eks-ˈhā-lənt How to pronounce exhalant (audio) , ek-ˈsā- \
variants: or exhalent

Definition of exhalant

: bearing out or outward : emissive an exhalant siphon of a clam

First Known Use of exhalant

1771, in the meaning defined above

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“Exhalant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exhalant. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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