Repellant vs Repellent what difference

what is difference between Repellant and Repellent

English

Adjective

repellant (comparative more repellant, superlative most repellant)

  1. Alternative form of repellent

Noun

repellant (plural repellants)

  1. Alternative form of repellent

Latin

Verb

repellant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of repellō


English

Etymology

From Latin repellens. Equivalent to repel +‎ -ent.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹəˈpɛlənt/

Adjective

repellent (comparative more repellent, superlative most repellent)

  1. Tending or able to repel; driving back.
  2. Repulsive, inspiring aversion.
  3. Resistant or impervious to something.

Hyponyms

  • water-repellent

Translations

Noun

repellent (plural repellents)

  1. Someone who repels.
  2. A substance used to repel insects, other pests, or dangerous animals.
  3. A substance or treatment for a fabric etc to make it impervious to something.

Translations

References

  • repellent on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Latin

Verb

repellent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of repellō

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