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desiccated

[ des-i-key-tid ]
/ ˈdɛs ɪˌkeɪ tɪd /
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adjective

dehydrated or powdered: desiccated coconut.

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Origin of desiccated

First recorded in 1670–80; desiccate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM desiccated

un·des·ic·cat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for desiccated

desiccated
/ (ˈdɛsɪˌkeɪtɪd) /

adjective

dehydrated and powdereddesiccated coconut
lacking in spirit or animation
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