Expel lent

expellant

[ik-spel-uhnt]
adjective
expelling, or having the power to expel.
Also, expellent.


Origin:
1815–25; variant of expellent (see -ant) < Latin expellent- (stem of expellēns), present participle of expellere to expel; see -ent

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expellant or expellent (ɪkˈspɛlənt)
 
adj
1.  forcing out or having the capacity to force out
 
n
2.  a medicine used to expel undesirable substances or organisms from the body, esp worms from the digestive tract
 
expellent or expellent
 
adj
 
n

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