Acrid

Definition of Acrid

Ac´rid
a.1.Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts.
2.Causing heat and irritation; corrosive; as, acrid secretions.
3.Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper, mind, writing.
Acrid poison
a poison which irritates, corrodes, or burns the parts to which it is applied.

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