agatize

[ ag-uh-tahyz ]
/ ˈæg əˌtaɪz /
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verb (used with object), ag·at·ized, ag·at·iz·ing.

to change into or make like agate.
Also especially British, ag·at·ise.

Origin of agatize

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Examples from the Web for agatized

  • 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.

    Mercy Philbrick's Choice|Helen Hunt Jackson