E"ti*o*late (?). v. i. [imp. & p. p. Etiolated (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Etiolating.] [F. 'etioler 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.

 

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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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E"ti*o*late (?), E"ti*o*la`ted, a.

Having a blanched or faded appearance, as birds inhabiting desert regions.

 

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