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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Causing itching or stinging.
  • n. A substance that causes itching or stinging.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Causing itching or stinging.
  • n. Such a substance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Stinging; producing an itching sensation.

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