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excitant

[ik-sahyt-nt, ek-si-tuh nt] /ɪkˈsaɪt nt, ˈɛk sɪ tənt/
adjective
1.
exciting; stimulating.
noun
2.
Physiology. something that excites; a stimulant.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin excitant- (stem of excitāns), present participle of excitāre. See excite, -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for excitant

excitant

/ɪkˈsaɪtənt; ˈɛksɪtənt/
adjective
1.
able to excite or stimulate
noun
2.
something, such as a drug or other agent, able to excite; stimulant
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