decolorant

noun
de·​col·​or·​ant
variants: or British decolourant \ (ˈ)dē-​ˈkəl-​ər-​ənt, -​ə-​rənt How to pronounce decolourant (audio) \

Medical Definition of decolorant

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a substance that removes color

decolorant

adjective
variants: or British decolourant

Medical Definition of decolorant (Entry 2 of 2)

: capable of removing color

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“Decolorant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/decolorant. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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