[ tok-si-kuhnt ]
/ ˈtɒk sɪ kənt /
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Words nearby toxicant
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Example sentences from the Web for toxicant
She regulated the doses of her toxicant, the poison of her glance instilled into the veins of this man.His Excellency the Minister|Jules Claretie
British Dictionary definitions for toxicant
/ (ˈtɒksɪkənt) /
a toxic substance; poison
a rare word for intoxicant
Word Origin for toxicant
C19: from Medieval Latin toxicāre to poison; see toxic
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Medical definitions for toxicant
[ tŏk′sĭ-kənt ]
A poison or poisonous agent.
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