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pelorize

[pel-uh-rahyz]
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verb (used with object), pel·o·rized, pel·o·riz·ing. Botany.
  1. to affect with peloria.
Also especially British, pel·o·rise.

Origin of pelorize

First recorded in 1865–70; pelor(ia) + -ize
Related formspel·o·ri·za·tion, noun
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