de-color

decolor

[dee-kuhl-er]
verb (used with object)
to remove the color from; deprive of color; bleach.
Also, especially British, decolour.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English decolouren < Latin dēcolōrāre, equivalent to dē- de- + colōrāre to color

decoloration, noun
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