Definition of incendiary noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

incendiary

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noun
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsendiəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsendieri//
 
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(pl. incendiaries) a bomb that is designed to make a fire start burning when it explodes synonym firebomb See related entries: Weapons Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin incendiarius, from incendium ‘conflagration’, from incendere ‘set fire to’.
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