adulterant


adul·ter·ant

noun \ə-ˈdəl-t(ə-)rənt\

Definition of ADULTERANT

:  an adulterating substance or agent
adulterant adjective

Examples of ADULTERANT

  1. <concerned about adulterants in the town's water supply coming from the discharge from the factory>

First Known Use of ADULTERANT

circa 1755

adul·ter·ant

noun \ə-ˈdəl-t(ə-)rənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ADULTERANT

: an adulterating substance or agent
adulterant adjective

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