Abluent definition

ablo͝oənt
Any substance used for cleaning.
noun
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That makes clean.
adjective
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Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent.
adjective
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(medicine) A detergent.
noun
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
abluent
Plural:
abluents

Origin of abluent

  • From Latin abluēns, present active participle of abluō (“I wash off or away; cleanse, purify”), from ab (“from, away from”) + luō (“I wash, cleanse”). See lave.

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