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vesicatory

[ves-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, vuh-sik-uh-]
adjective, noun, plural ves·i·ca·to·ries.
  1. vesicant.
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Origin of vesicatory

From the New Latin word vēsīcātōrius, dating back to 1595–1605. See vesicate, -tory1
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Historical Examples of vesicatory

  • I felt like one resuscitated from drowning; my entire body burned as if I were covered from crown to sole with a vesicatory.

    Told by the Death's Head

    Mr Jkai

  • Should this point at last be satisfactorily ascertained, it will probably carry with it the whole tribe of vesicatory beetles.

  • On the right mastoid process the skin was not quite healthy, a vesicatory having been applied three weeks previously.