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alterant

[awl-ter-uh nt] /ˈɔl tər ənt/
adjective
1.
causing or producing alteration.
noun
2.
something that produces alteration.
Origin of alterant
1620-1630
1620-30; < Late Latin alterant- (stem of alterāns changing, present participle of alterāre), equivalent to alter other + -ant- -ant
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