something educed; eduction.
Chemistry. a substance extracted from a mixture, as distinguished from a product.

Origin of educt

1790–1800; < Latin ēductum something educed, noun use of neuter of ēductus educed (past participle of ēdūcere to educe), equivalent to ē- e-1 + -duc- lead + -tus past participle suffix Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a substance separated from another substance without chemical changeCompare product (def. 4)

Word Origin for educt

C18: from Latin ēductus; see educe
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