urticant

adjective
ur·​ti·​cant | \ˈərtə̇kənt\

Definition of urticant 

: producing itching or stinging : urticating, stinging especially : producing an itching swelling a caterpillar with urticant hairs

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History and Etymology for urticant

French, from Medieval Latin urticant-, urticans, present participle of urticare to sting

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