expellant

1 of 2

noun

ex·​pel·​lant
variants or expellent
-lənt
plural -s
: an expellant medicine

expellant

2 of 2

adjective

variants or expellent
"
: tending or serving to expel : expulsive

Word History

Etymology

Noun

expellant from expel + -ant, noun suffix; expellent from Latin expellent-, expellens, present participle of expellere

Adjective

expellant from expel + -ant, adjective suffix; expellent from Latin expellent-, expellens, present participle of expellere

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“Expellant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expellant. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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