follow Dictionary.com

Fiancé or fiancée? What's the difference?

expellant

[ik-spel-uh nt] /ɪkˈspɛl ənt/
adjective
1.
expelling, or having the power to expel.
Origin of expellant
1815-1825
1815-25; variant of expellent (see -ant) < Latin expellent- (stem of expellēns), present participle of expellere to expel; see -ent
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for expellant

expellant

/ɪkˈspɛlənt/
adjective
1.
forcing out or having the capacity to force out
noun
2.
a medicine used to expel undesirable substances or organisms from the body, esp worms from the digestive tract
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for expellant

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for expellant

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for expellant