discolouration

discolouration
noun
1. a soiled or discolored appearance
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the wine left a dark stain

Syn: ↑stain, ↑discoloration
Derivationally related forms: ↑discolour, ↑discolor (for: ↑discoloration), ↑stain (for: ↑stain)
Hypernyms: ↑appearance, ↑visual aspect
Hyponyms:
2. the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
Syn: ↑discoloration
Derivationally related forms: ↑discolour, ↑discolor (for: ↑discoloration)
Hypernyms: ↑change of color

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