agglomerant

noun
ag·​glom·​er·​ant | \ ə-ˈglä-mə-rənt, a- \
plural -s

Definition of agglomerant

: something that causes agglomeration

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First Known Use of agglomerant

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agglomerant

borrowed from Latin agglomerant-, agglomerans, present participle of agglomerāre “to mass together”

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“Agglomerant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agglomerant. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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