erodent

erodent

[ih-rohd-nt]
adjective
eroding; erosive: the erodent power of wind.

Origin:
< Latin ērōdent- (stem of ērōdēns). See erode, -ent

nonerodent, adjective
unerodent, adjective
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erode (ɪˈrəʊd)
 
vb
1.  to grind or wear down or away or become ground or worn down or away
2.  to deteriorate or cause to deteriorate: jealousy eroded the relationship
3.  (tr; usually passive) pathol to remove (tissue) by ulceration
 
[C17: from Latin ērōdere, from ex-1 + rōdere to gnaw]
 
e'rodent
 
adj, —n
 
e'rodible
 
adj

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