inebriant

[in-ee-bree-uh nt, ih-nee-]

noun

an intoxicant.

adjective

inebriating; intoxicating.

Origin of inebriant

1810–20; < Latin inēbriant- (stem of inēbrians, present participle of inēbriāre to make drunk), equivalent to in- in-2 + ēbri(us) drunk + -ant- -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for inebriant

inebriant

adjective

causing intoxication, esp drunkenness

noun

something that inebriates
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inebriant in Medicine

inebriant

[ĭn-ēbrē-ənt]

adj.

Serving to intoxicate.

n.

An intoxicant.
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