deterge








verb (used with object), de·terged, de·terg·ing.

  1. to wipe or wash away; cleanse.
  2. to cleanse of impurities or undesirable matter, as a wound.

verb

  1. (tr) to wash or wipe away; cleanseto deterge a wound
v.

1620s, from French déterger (16c.), from Latin detergere (see detergent).

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