Abstergent meaning

Cleanse, detergent. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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A substance used to cleanse; a detergent. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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Origin of abstergent

  • From French, from Latin abstergens, present participle of abstergo (“wiping off”).

    From Wiktionary