alterant

[ awl-ter-uh nt ]
/ ˈɔl tər ənt /

adjective

causing or producing alteration.

noun

something that produces alteration.

Nearby words

  1. alter,
  2. alter ego,
  3. alter idem,
  4. alter.,
  5. alterable,
  6. alteration,
  7. alterative,
  8. altercate,
  9. altercation,
  10. altered chord

Origin of alterant

1620–30; < Late Latin alterant- (stem of alterāns changing, present participle of alterāre), equivalent to alter other + -ant- -ant

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