errhine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin errhīnum, from Ancient Greek ἔρρῖνον (errhinon), from ἐν (en, in) + ῥίν (rhin, nostril).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

errhine (comparative more errhine, superlative most errhine)

  1. (medicine, rare) Causing an increase in mucus within the nose, and hence causing one to sneeze.

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Noun[edit]

errhine (plural errhines)

  1. (medicine, uncommon) A medicine applied inside the nose to increase the production of mucus, and hence sneezing.