Origin of desiccated
verb (used with object), des·ic·cat·ed, des·ic·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), des·ic·cat·ed, des·ic·cat·ing.
Origin of desiccate
Examples from the Web for desiccated
There were, though, other loves that belied the appearance of a desiccated, workaholic spinster.
And here we have some desiccated vegetables, looks like, remarked Ethan, as he pointed to a variety of cans.Phil Bradley's Snow-shoe Trail|Silas K. Boone
In consequence, every speech, even those from dry and desiccated lips, was coloured with the melody of hope.St. Cuthbert's|Robert E. Knowles
This was the shrunken, desiccated figure of a man, all its juices extracted and the life gone.The Mad Planet|Murray Leinster