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Meaning of INHALANT

Pronunciation:  in'heylunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a medication to be taken by inhaling it
  2. [n]  something that is inhaled
  3. [adj]  used in or intended for inhaling; "available in oral or inhalant forms"

INHALANT is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: inhalation
 See Also: gas, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In*hal"ant\, a. [Cf. F. inhalant.]
    Inhaling; used for inhaling.
  2. \In*hal"ant\, n.
    An apparatus also called an inhaler (which see); that which
    is to be inhaled.
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