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erosive (adj.)

1725, of tumors, etc.; 1827 in geology, from eros-, past participle stem of Latin erodere "gnaw away" (see erode) + -ive.

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Definitions of erosive from WordNet

erosive (adj.)
wearing away by friction;
the erosive effects of waves on the shoreline
erosive (adj.)
of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action;
Synonyms: caustic / corrosive / mordant
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