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discoloration

[ dis-kuhl-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ dɪsˌkʌl əˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act or fact of discoloring or the state of being discolored.
a discolored marking or area; stain.

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Also called dis·col·or·ment.

Origin of discoloration

First recorded in 1635–45; discolor + -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM discoloration

self-dis·col·or·a·tion, noun
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