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in·tox·i·cant

(in-tok'si-kant),
1. Having the power to intoxicate.
2. An intoxicating agent, such as alcohol.

intoxicant

(ĭn-tŏk′sĭ-kənt)
n.
An agent that intoxicates, especially an alcoholic beverage.

in·tox′i·cant adj.

intoxicant

[intok′sikənt]
Etymology: L, in + Gk, toxikon, poison
any agent that can cause intoxication or poisoning.

in·tox·i·cant

(in-tok'si-kănt)
1. Having the power to intoxicate.
2. An intoxicating agent, such as alcohol.
Synonym(s): toxicant.
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