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arsenical

[ahr-sen-i-kuh l] /ɑrˈsɛn ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
containing or relating to arsenic.
noun
2.
any of a group of pesticides, drugs, or other compounds containing arsenic.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; arsenic + -al1
Related forms
nonarsenical, adjective
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arsenical

/ɑːˈsɛnɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or containing arsenic
noun
2.
a drug or insecticide containing arsenic
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non-arsenical in Medicine

arsenical ar·sen·i·cal (är-sěn'ĭ-kəl)
n.
An agent containing arsenic. adj.
Of, relating to, or containing arsenic.

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