Deletery
Deletery Del"e*ter*y, a. [LL. deleterius: cf. F. d['e]l['e]t[`e]re.] Destructive; poisonous. [Obs.] ``Deletery medicines.'' --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

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  • Deletery — Del e*ter*y, n. That which destroys. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They [the Scriptures] are the only deletery of heresies. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deletery — I. adjective Etymology: Greek dēlētērios obsolete : deleterious, poisonous II. noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin o …   Useful english dictionary

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