- poisonous; toxic.
- a poison.
Origin of toxicant
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Related Words for toxicantbad, evil, poison, mortal, baleful, baneful, corrupt, corruptive, dangerous, deadly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, fatal, hurtful, lethal, malicious, malignant, mephitic, morbid
Examples from the Web for toxicant
Historical Examples of toxicant
She regulated the doses of her toxicant, the poison of her glance instilled into the veins of this man.His Excellency the Minister
- a toxic substance; poison
- a rare word for intoxicant
- poisonous; toxic
Word Origin for toxicant
C19: from Medieval Latin toxicāre to poison; see toxic
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
- A poison or poisonous agent.
- An intoxicant.
- Poisonous; toxic.
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