Desiccant – Word of the Month

dried flowersThe word of the Month from Crutchfield Dermatology’s newsletter is: Desiccant.

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Meaning:

adjective

1.

desiccating or drying
noun
2.

a substance, such as calcium oxide, that absorbs water and is used to remove moisture; a drying agent
Word Origin
C17: from Latin dēsiccāns drying up
From: Dictionary.com
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