Definition of paralysant in US English:

paralysant

(also paralyzant)

adjective

  • That paralyses.

noun

  • A paralysing agent.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Horatio C. Wood (1841–1920), physician, educator, and editor. From French paralysant, use as adjective of present participle of paralyser; compare -ant.

Pronunciation

paralysant

/ˈparəlʌɪz(ə)nt/