to change in color as by fading, streaking, or staining
Origin of discolorMiddle English discolouren from Old French descolourer from Medieval Latin discolorare from Classical Latin discolor, of another color: see dis- and color
verbdis·col·ored, dis·col·or·ing, dis·col·ors
To alter or spoil the color of; stain.
To become altered or spoiled in color.
Origin of discolorMiddle English discolouren from Old French discolerer des- dis- colourer to color ( from Latin colōrāre ) ( from color color ; see color . )
(third-person singular simple present discolors, present participle discoloring, simple past and past participle discolored)
From Old French descolorer, des- + colorer