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inebriant

[ in-ee-bree-uhnt, ih-nee- ]
/ ɪnˈi bri ənt, ɪˈni- /
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noun

an intoxicant.

adjective

inebriating; intoxicating.

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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
/ (ɪnˈiːbrɪənt) /

adjective

causing intoxication, esp drunkenness

noun

something that inebriates
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for inebriant

inebriant
[ ĭn-ēbrē-ənt ]

adj.

Serving to intoxicate.

n.

An intoxicant.
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