caustique

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin causticus (burning), from the Ancient Greek καυστικός (kaustikós, burning).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /kos.tik/

Adjective[edit]

caustique (plural caustiques)

  1. caustic (all senses)
  2. scathing, biting, pungent

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