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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɛɹ.aɪn/
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AdjectiveEdit

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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NounEdit

errhine (plural errhines)

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