Etiolate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːtiːəleɪt|  American pronunciation of the word etiolate
Brit.  |ˈiːtɪəleɪt|  British pronunciation of the word etiolate

verb

- make weak by stunting the growth or development of
- bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight
- make pale or sickly

adjective

- (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light(syn: blanched, etiolated)

Examples

...the long, stressful days and sleepless nights gradually etiolated him...

No chlorophyll is formed, and plants are etiolated.

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