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expellant

or ex·pel·lent

[ik-spel-uh nt]
adjective
  1. expelling, or having the power to expel.
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Origin of expellant

1815–25; variant of expellent (see -ant) < Latin expellent- (stem of expellēns), present participle of expellere to expel; see -ent
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British Dictionary definitions for expellent

expellant

expellent

adjective
  1. forcing out or having the capacity to force out
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noun
  1. a medicine used to expel undesirable substances or organisms from the body, esp worms from the digestive tract
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