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etiolate

Line breaks: eti¦ol|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈiːtɪəleɪt/

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Definition of etiolate in English:

verb

[with object]
Make (a plant) pale through lack of light: the seedling had been etiolated by having been grown in darkness

Origin

late 18th century: from French étioler, from Norman French étieuler 'grow into haulm': see -ate3.

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