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cauterant

[ kaw-ter-uhnt ]
/ ˈkɔ tər ənt /
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noun
a caustic agent.
adjective
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Origin of cauterant

First recorded in 1535–45; cauter(ize) + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for cauterant

cauterant
/ (ˈkɔːtərənt) /

adjective
caustic; cauterizing
noun
another name for cautery (def. 2)
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