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1890, "dissolved," from Latin solutus, past participle of solvere (see solve). In botany, "free, not adhering" (1760).
solute sol·ute (sŏl'yōōt, sō'lōōt)n. A substance dissolved in another substance, usually the component of a solution present in the lesser amount.