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



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’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: incendiary

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