tussive

adjective
tus·​sive | \ ˈtə-siv How to pronounce tussive (audio) \

Definition of tussive

: of, relating to, or involved in coughing

First Known Use of tussive

circa 1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tussive

Latin tussis cough

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The first known use of tussive was circa 1857

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“Tussive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tussive. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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tussive

adjective
tus·​sive | \ ˈtəs-iv How to pronounce tussive (audio) \

Medical Definition of tussive

: of, relating to, or involved in coughing

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