Fumigant meaning

fyo͝omĭ-gənt
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A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a pesticide or disinfectant.
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Any substance used in fumigating.
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A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a pesticide or disinfectant.
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Any substance used, in the gaseous state, to fumigate or disinfect.
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Origin of fumigant

  • Latin fūmigāns fūmigant- present participle of fūmigāre to smoke fumigate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition