Irrigant vs Irritant - What's the difference?

irrigant | irritant |


As nouns the difference between irrigant and irritant

is that irrigant is (label) irrigating agent while irritant is any medication designed to cause irritation.

As an adjective irritant is

causing irritation or inflammation.

irrigant

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) irrigating agent
  • ----

    irritant

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Causing irritation or inflammation.
  • (legal, Scotland) Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.
  • * Hayward
  • The states elected Harry, Duke of Anjou, for their king, with this clause irritant ; that, if he did violate any part of his oath, the people should owe him no allegiance.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any medication designed to cause irritation
  • A source of irritation.