noun dil·u·ent \ˈdil-yə-wənt, -yü-ənt\

Definition of DILUENT

:  a diluting agent (as the vehicle in a medicinal preparation)

Origin of DILUENT

Latin diluent-, diluens, present participle of diluere
First Known Use: circa 1721


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