decolorant

[dee-kuhl-er-uh nt]
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adjective

having the property of removing color; bleaching.

noun

a decolorant substance or agent.

Also especially British, de·col·our·ant.

Origin of decolorant

First recorded in 1860–65; decolor + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for decolorant

decolorant

adjective

able to decolour or bleach

noun

a substance that decolours
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