decolor

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

decolor (third-person singular simple present decolors, present participle decoloring, simple past and past participle decolored)

  1. US spelling of decolour

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dē- +‎ color (color)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dēcolor m, f, n (genitive dēcolōris); third declension

  1. discoloured; drab-coloured

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative dēcolor dēcolōrēs dēcolōria
genitive dēcolōris dēcolōrium
dative dēcolōrī dēcolōribus
accusative dēcolōrem dēcolor dēcolōrēs dēcolōria
ablative dēcolōrī dēcolōribus
vocative dēcolor dēcolōrēs dēcolōria

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.

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