Pepper-spray



noun
1.
an aerosol spray that temporarily irritates the eyes and mucous membranes, used to stun and incapacitate a person or animal:
police use of pepper spray to control rioters.
noun
1.
a defence spray agent derived from hot cayenne peppers, which causes temporary blindness and breathing difficulty, sometimes used to control riots
noun

a liquid of oleoresins from capsicum put in aerosol form to be used for self-defense against an attacker
Examples

Pepper spray is highly irritant to the skin and mucous membranes.

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