urticant

urticant

[ur-ti-kuhnt]
adjective

Origin:
1865–70; < Medieval Latin urtīcant- (stem of urtīcāns), present participle of urtīcāre to sting. See urticate

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urticant ur·ti·cant (ûr'tĭ-kənt)
adj.
Causing itching or stinging. n.
A substance that causes itching or stinging.

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