- an attracting agent or substance; lure: the sex attractant of the cockroach; a synthetic attractant used to bait insect traps.
Origin of attractant
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- a substance that attracts, esp a chemical (sex attractant) produced by an insect and attracting insects of the same speciesSee also pheromone
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