Abortifacient Definition

ə-bôrtə-fāshənt
adjective
Causing abortion.
Webster's New World

Producing miscarriage. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

Wiktionary
noun
A drug or agent that causes abortion.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
abortion-inducing drugaborticide

Other Word Forms of Abortifacient

Noun

Singular:
abortifacient
Plural:
abortifacients

Origin of Abortifacient

  • First attested in 1875. abortion +‎ -facient (“causing an”), from Latin facere (“to make”).

    From Wiktionary

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