Fumigant



[fyoo-mi-guh nt] /ˈfyu mɪ gənt/

noun
1.
any volatile or volatilizable chemical compound used as a disinfectant or pesticide.
/ˈfjuːmɪɡənt/
noun
1.
a substance used for fumigating

fumigant fu·mi·gant (fyōō’mĭ-gənt)
n.
A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a disinfectant.

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