any volatile or volatilizable chemical compound used as a disinfectant or pesticide.

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

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fumigant (ˈfjuːmɪɡənt)
a substance used for fumigating

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

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