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

  • adj. Producing an eschar.
  • n. A caustic or corrosive substance or drug.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of producing an eschar
  • n. A caustic or corrosive material

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Serving or tending to form an eschar; producing a scar; caustic.
  • n. A substance which produces an eschar; a caustic, esp., a mild caustic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Caustic; having the power of searing or destroying the flesh.
  • n. A caustic application; an application which sears or destroys flesh.


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