decolorant

[ dee-kuhl-er-uh nt ]
/ diˈkʌl ər ənt /
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adjective

having the property of removing color; bleaching.

noun

a decolorant substance or agent.

Nearby words

  1. decollete,
  2. decolonialize,
  3. decolonization,
  4. decolonize,
  5. decolor,
  6. decolorize,
  7. decolour,
  8. decommission,
  9. decommit,
  10. decompensate

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

/ (diːˈkʌlərənt) /

adjective

able to decolour or bleach

noun

a substance that decolours
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