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contaminant

[ kuhn-tam-uh-nuhnt ]
/ kənˈtæm ə nənt /
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Definition of contaminant

noun
something that contaminates.
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Origin of contaminant

1920–25; <Latin contāminant- (stem of contāmināns), present participle of contāmināre.See contaminate, -ant
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