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sternutatory

[ ster-noo-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -nyoo- ]
/ st蓹r藞nu t蓹藢t蓴r i, -藢to蕣r i, -藞nyu- /
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adjective
Also ster路nu路ta路tive. causing or tending to cause sneezing.
noun, plural ster路nu路ta路to路ries.
a sternutatory substance.
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Origin of sternutatory

1610鈥20; <Late Latin stern奴t膩t艒rius, equivalent to stern奴t膩(re) (see sternutation) + -t艒rius-tory1
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British Dictionary definitions for sternutatory

sternutatory
/ (st蓽藧藞nju藧t蓹t蓹r瑟, -tr瑟) /

adjective Also: sternutative
causing or having the effect of sneezing
noun plural -tories
an agent or substance that causes sneezing
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Medical definitions for sternutatory

sternutatory
[ st没r-ny艒艒t蓹-t么r鈥材, -n艒艒- ]

adj.
Causing or producing sneezing.
n.
A sternutatory substance, such as pepper.
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