Definition of eliminant in English:

eliminant

Pronunciation /ɪˈlɪmɪnənt/

See synonyms for eliminant

noun

  • 1Medicine
    An agent that causes or promotes excretion of waste material, foreign or toxic substances, etc.

  • 2Mathematics
    rare Originally: the determinant associated with a system of equations. In later use: the resultant of a system of equations, especially that of two polynomials.

adjective

Medicine
  • Causing or promoting excretion. Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From classical Latin ēlīminant-, ēlīmināns, present participle of ēlīmināre eliminate.