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WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French descolorer, from des- (see dis-) + colorer "to color," from Latin colorare (see coloration). Related: Discolored; discoloring.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.