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word-forming element making adjectives from verbs, meaning "pertaining to, tending to; doing, serving to do," in some cases from Old French -if, but usually directly from Latin adjectival suffix -ivus (source also of Italian and Spanish -ivo). In some words borrowed from French at an early date it has been reduced to -y (as in hasty, tardy).
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updated on October 14, 2021
Definitions of eruptive from WordNet
producing or characterized by eruptions;
an eruptive disease
produced by the action of fire or intense heat;
actively spewing out lava;
a geyser is an intermittently eruptive hot spring
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