abluent


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abluent

 [ab´loo-ent]
1. detergent; cleansing.
2. a cleansing agent.
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ab·lu·ent

(ab'lū-ent), Avoid the mispronunciation ablu'ent.
1. Cleansing.
2. Anything with cleansing properties.
[L. abluens, fr. ab-luo, to wash off]
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abluent

adjective Cleansing
noun An uncommonly used term for a cleaning agent
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ab·lu·ent

(ab'lū-ěnt) Avoid the mispronunciation ablu'ent.
1. Cleansing.
2. Anything with cleansing properties.
[L. abluens, fr. ab-luo, to wash off]
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