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alterant

[ awl-ter-uhnt ]
/ ˈɔl tər ənt /
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adjective
causing or producing alteration.
noun
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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