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sternutatory

[ster-noo-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -nyoo-] /stərˈnu təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈnyu-/
adjective
1.
Also, sternutative. causing or tending to cause sneezing.
noun, plural sternutatories.
2.
a sternutatory substance.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Late Latin sternūtātōrius, equivalent to sternūtā(re) (see sternutation) + -tōrius -tory1
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  • The tops of the plant were dried and used as a sternutatory for the relief of colds.
British Dictionary definitions for sternutatory

sternutatory

/stɜːˈnjuːtətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
causing or having the effect of sneezing
noun (pl) -tories
2.
an agent or substance that causes sneezing
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sternutatory in Medicine

sternutatory ster·nu·ta·to·ry (stûr-nyōō'tə-tôr'ē, -nōō'-)
adj.
Causing or producing sneezing. n.
A sternutatory substance, such as pepper.

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