fumigant definition by Webster's New World
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any substance used in fumigating
Origin: ; from Classical Latin fumigans, present participle of fumigare
fumigant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a pesticide or disinfectant.
Origin: Latin fūmigāns, fūmigant-, present participle of fūmigāre, to smoke; see fumigate.
fumigant - Medical Definition
A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a disinfectant.