HyperDic: allergen

English > 1 sense of the word allergen:
NOUNsubstanceallergenany substance that can cause an allergy
allergen > pronunciation
Soundsae'lerjhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > allergen: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny substance that can cause an allergy.
Narrowerragweed pollenpollen of the ragweed plant is a common allergen
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Spanishalergeno, alérgeno
Catalanal·lergen, al·lergogen
Adjectivesallergenicrelating to or having the effect of an allergen

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