[ dis-kuhl-er ]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to change or spoil the color of; fade or stain.

verb (used without object)
  1. to change color; become faded or stained.

Origin of discolor

1350–1400; Middle English discolouren<Old French descolorer<Late Latin discolorārī to change color, derivative of Latin discolor of another color. See dis-1, color

Other words from discolor

  • un·dis·col·ored, adjective

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