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discoloration

[dis-kuhl-uh-rey-shuh n] /dɪsˌkʌl əˈreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act or fact of discoloring or the state of being discolored.
2.
a discolored marking or area; stain.
Also called discolorment.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; discolor + -ation
Related forms
self-discoloration, noun
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Word Origin and History for discolorment

discoloration

n.

1640s, noun of action from discolorate (early 15c.), from past participle stem of Medieval Latin discolorare (see discolor) + -ation.

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