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alterant

[awl-ter-uh nt]
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adjective
  1. causing or producing alteration.
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noun
  1. something that produces alteration.
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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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