abluent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abluent (comparative more abluent, superlative most abluent)

  1. Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent.

Noun[edit]

abluent (plural abluents)

  1. (medicine) A detergent.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

abluent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of abluer
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of abluer

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

abluent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of abluō