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applicator

Pronunciation: ap′li-kā′tōr

Definition: A slender rod of wood, flexible metal, or synthetic material, at one end of which is attached a pledget of cotton or other substance for making local applications to any accessible surface.

[L. ap-plico, to attach to]

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