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humectant

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Adjective, Noun
 : 
hu=mec=tant

CIDE DICTIONARY

humectanta. [L. humectans, p. pr.].
     Diluent.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

humectant, adj. & n.
--adj. retaining or preserving moisture.
--n. a substance, esp. a food additive, used to reduce loss of moisture.

Etymology
L (h)umectant- part. stem of (h)umectare moisten f. umere be moist

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