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vesicatory

[ves-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, vuh-sik-uh-] /ˈvɛs ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, vəˈsɪk ə-/
adjective, noun, plural vesicatories.
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Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Neo-Latin vēsīcātōrius. See vesicate, -tory1
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vesicant

/ˈvɛsɪkənt/
noun (pl) -cants, -catories
1.
any substance that causes blisters, used in medicine and in chemical warfare
adjective
2.
acting as a vesicant
Word Origin
C19: see vesica
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