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decolorant

[ dee-kuhl-er-uhnt ]
/ diˈkʌl ər ənt /
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adjective
having the property of removing color; bleaching.
noun
a decolorant substance or agent.
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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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