ptarmic

noun
ptar·​mic | \ˈtärmik\
plural -s

Definition of ptarmic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a substance that causes sneezing

ptarmic

adjective
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variants: or ptarmical \-​mə̇kəl \

Definition of ptarmic (Entry 2 of 2)

: sternutatory

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History and Etymology for ptarmic

Noun

Late Latin ptarmicum, from Greek ptarmikon, neuter of ptarmikos causing to sneeze, from ptarmos act of sneezing + -ikos -ic

Adjective

ptarmic from Late Latin ptarmicus, from Greek ptarmikos; ptarmical from ptarmic entry 1 + -al

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