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agatize

[ag-uh-tahyz]
verb (used with object), ag·at·ized, ag·at·iz·ing.
  1. to change into or make like agate.
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Also especially British, ag·at·ise.

Origin of agatize

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  • Men call it agatized wood, by a feeble effort to translate the mystery of its existence; but it is not wood, except to the eye.

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    Helen Hunt Jackson