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etiolated

Pronunciation: /ˈiːtiəleɪtəd; ˈiːtiəleɪtɪd/

Translation of etiolated in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Botany/Botánica] decolorado
    Example sentences
    • These plants continued to grow without light and developed new etiolated leaves.
    • Exposure of etiolated cereal leaves to red light results in unrolling.
    • Small amounts of such products have been observed by other groups in protein samples from etiolated barley and wheat seedlings.
    1.2 (effete) [literary/literario] [person/poetry] lánguido [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • He felt etiolated and unkempt.
    • Apart from an elongated waist which gave him the look of the etiolated shadow of a much taller man, he was not altogether bad looking.

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