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decolorant

[dee-kuhl-er-uh nt] /diˈkʌl ər ənt/
adjective
1.
having the property of removing color; bleaching.
noun
2.
a decolorant substance or agent.
Also, especially British, decolourant.
Origin of decolorant
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; decolor + -ant
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  • When the dye has sunk in, the decolorant can be easily applied with a paint-brush.

    The Decoration of Leather Georges de Rcy
British Dictionary definitions for decolorant

decolorant

/diːˈkʌlərənt/
adjective
1.
able to decolour or bleach
noun
2.
a substance that decolours
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