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English Dictionary: etiolate by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
etiolate
adj
  1. (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light; "etiolated celery"
    Synonym(s): etiolate, etiolated, blanched
v
  1. make weak by stunting the growth or development of
  2. bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight
  3. make pale or sickly; "alcohol etiolates your skin"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Etiolate \E"ti*o*late\, Etiolated \E"ti*o*la`ted\, a.
      Having a blanched or faded appearance, as birds inhabiting
      desert regions.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Etiolate \E"ti*o*late\ v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Etiolated}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Etiolating}.] [F. [82]tioler to blanch.]
      1. To become white or whiter; to be whitened or blanched by
            excluding the light of the sun, as, plants.
  
      2. (Med.) To become pale through disease or absence of light.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Etiolate \E"ti*o*late\, v. t.
      1. To blanch; to bleach; to whiten by depriving of the sun's
            rays.
  
      2. (Med.) To cause to grow pale by disease or absence of
            light.
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