alexipharmic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek alexein (alexein, to ward off) and pharmakon (pharmakon, drug).

Noun[edit]

alexipharmic (plural alexipharmics)

  1. An antidote to poison.

Adjective[edit]

alexipharmic (comparative more alexipharmic, superlative most alexipharmic)

  1. Acting against poison.

References[edit]

  • The Chambers Dictionary, 10th edition, 2006.