From Latin errhīnum, from Ancient Greek ἔρρῖνον, from ἐν (“in”) + ῥίν (“nostril”).
errhine (comparative more errhine, superlative most errhine)
- (medicine, rare) Causing an increase in mucus within the nose, and hence causing one to sneeze.
causing an increase in mucus within the nose
errhine (plural errhines)
- (medicine, uncommon) A medicine applied inside the nose to increase the production of mucus, and hence sneezing.