sternutator

noun

ster·​nu·​ta·​tor ˈstər-nyə-ˌtā-tər How to pronounce sternutator (audio)
: an agent that induces sneezing and often lacrimation and vomiting

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sternutator was in 1922

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Cite this Entry

“Sternutator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sternutator. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

sternutator

noun
ster·​nu·​ta·​tor ˈstər-nyə-ˌtāt-ər How to pronounce sternutator (audio)
: an agent that induces sneezing and often lacrimation and vomiting
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