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intoxicant (n.)

"that which intoxicates," 1798; see intoxicate. Perhaps from Medieval Latin intoxicantem (nominative intoxicans), present participle of intoxicare. As an adjective from 1882.

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Definitions of intoxicant from WordNet
1
intoxicant (n.)
a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent;
Synonyms: alcohol / alcoholic drink / alcoholic beverage / inebriant
intoxicant (n.)
a drug that can produce a state of intoxication;
2
intoxicant (adj.)
causing intoxication;
Synonyms: intoxicating
From wordnet.princeton.edu