fumigants

fumigant

[fyoo-mi-guhnt]
noun
any volatile or volatilizable chemical compound used as a disinfectant or pesticide.

Origin:
1720–30; < Latin fūmigant- (stem of fūmigāns, present participle of fūmigāre), equivalent to fūmig- (see fumigate) + -ant- -ant

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fumigant (ˈfjuːmɪɡənt)
 
n
a substance used for fumigating

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fumigant fu·mi·gant (fyōō'mĭ-gənt)
n.
A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a disinfectant.

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