depurant

noun

dep·​u·​rant
ˈdepyərənt,
də̇pyu̇r-
plural -s
: an agent or means used to effect purification

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin depurant-, depurans, present participle of depurare

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“Depurant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/depurant. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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