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pes·ti·len·tial

(pes'ti-len'shăl),
Relating to or tending to produce a pestilence.
Synonym(s): pestiferous

pestiferous

(pĕ-stĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
1.
a. Producing or breeding infectious disease.
b. Infected with or contaminated by an epidemic disease.
2. Morally evil or deadly; pernicious.
3. Bothersome; annoying.

pes·tif′er·ous·ly adv.
pes·tif′er·ous·ness n.

pestiferous

adjective
(1) Producing an infectious disease; i.e., pathogenic.
(2) Peferring to or causing a pestilence; e.g., epidemic.

pestiferous

(pĕs-tĭf′ĕr-ŭs) [L. pestiferus]
Producing a pestilence; carrying infection.
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