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diffluent

[ dif-loo-uhnt ]
/ ˈdɪf lu ənt /
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adjective

tending to flow off or away.
easily dissolving.

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Origin of diffluent

1610–20; <Latin diffluent- (stem of diffluēns, present participle of diffluere), equivalent to dif-dif- + fluent- flowing; see fluent
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