(Latin: mud; clay; dirt; filth; mire)

polluted (adjective)
A reference to being unclean or impure; contaminated; tainted.
pollution (s) (noun), pollutions (pl)
1. The introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment: People noticed a lot of pollution in the air after the new rubber factory opened in the valley.
2. An undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities: After the river overflowed, it deposited a lot of pollution; including, junk and rubbish on the land when it receded.
3. The act of contaminating; involving (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors: The children unwittingly contributed pollution to the park by dropping candy wrappers on the grass and pathway. 
4. Etymology: from Late Latin pollutionem, pollutio, "defilement"; from Latin polluere, "to soil, to defile, to contaminate"; from por-, "before" + -luere, "to smear".

Related "to lutum, "mud", and to lues, "filth"; comparable to Greek lyma, "filth, dirt, disgrace"; and lymax, "rubbish, refuse".

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unlute, unlutes; unluted; unluting (verbs)
1. To separate, as things cemented or luted.
2. To take the lute or the clay from.

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "land, ground, fields, soil, dirt, mud, clay, earth (world)": agra-; agrest-; agri-; agro-; argill-; choro-; chthon-; epeiro-; geo-; glob-; myso-; pedo-; pel-; rhyp-; soil-; sord-; terr-.