from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That causes, or is accompanied by, exfoliation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the power of causing exfoliation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the power of causing or hastening exfoliation.
  • n. That which has the power or quality of causing or hastening exfoliation: formerly used of certain applications supposed to have such power, as alcohol, oil of turpentine, etc.


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