discolor

discolor

[dis-kuhl-er]
verb (used with object)
1.
to change or spoil the color of; fade or stain.
verb (used without object)
2.
to change color; become faded or stained.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English discolouren < Old French descolorer < Late Latin discolorārī to change color, derivative of Latin discolor of another color. See dis-1, color

undiscolored, adjective
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discolour or discolor (dɪsˈkʌlə)
 
vb
to change or cause to change in colour; fade or stain
 
discolor or discolor
 
vb
 
discolor'ation or discolor
 
n
 
discolour'ation or discolor
 
n
 
dis'colourment or discolor
 
n
 
dis'colorment or discolor
 
n

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discolor
c.1380, from O.Fr. discolourer, from des- "dis-" + colourer "to color," from L. colorare (see color).
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