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sanitizer

[san-i-tahy-zer]
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noun
  1. a substance or preparation for killing germs, designed for use especially on food-processing equipment.
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Origin of sanitizer

First recorded in 1945–50; sanitize + -er1
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Word Origin and History for sanitizer

n.

1950, agent noun from sanitize.

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