Etymology
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adulterant (n.)

"that which adulterates," 1735, from Latin adulterantem (nominative adulterans), present participle of adulterare (see adulteration).

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Definitions of adulterant
1
adulterant (n.)
any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance;
it is necessary to remove the adulterants before use
Synonyms: adulterator
2
adulterant (adj.)
making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials;
Synonyms: adulterating
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