- having to do with the willful destruction of property by fire
- causing or designed to cause fires, as certain substances, bombs, etc.
- willfully stirring up strife, riot, rebellion, etc.
Origin of incendiaryClassical Latin incendiarius, setting on fire, an incendiary from incendium, a fire from incendere: see incense
- a person who willfully destroys property by fire
- a person who willfully stirs up strife, riot, rebellion, etc.
- an incendiary bomb, substance, etc.