depilitant

noun
de·​pil·​i·​tant | \ -lətənt \
plural -s

Definition of depilitant

: an agent used in leather making to loosen hair before depilating

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History and Etymology for depilitant

irregular (influence of such words as excitant, irritant) from depilate + -ant

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“Depilitant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/depilitant. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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