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vesicant (n.)

"a blistering agent," 1660s, from Medieval Latin vesicantem (nominative vesicans), present participle of vesicare, from vesica "a bladder, a blister" (see ventral). From 1826 as an adjective.

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Definitions of vesicant
1
vesicant (n.)
a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas);
Synonyms: vesicatory
2
vesicant (adj.)
causing blisters;
Synonyms: vesicatory
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