verb (used with object), e·ti·o·lat·ed, e·ti·o·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), e·ti·o·lat·ed, e·ti·o·lat·ing.
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Origin of etiolate
OTHER WORDS FROM etiolatee·ti·o·la·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for etiolate
Pauline surrendered, and they went across the etiolated lawn towards the entrance.Plashers Mead|Compton Mackenzie
The undergrowth was green, but in the etiolated way of plants which have little light, though that may have been my fancy.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson
Because of this fact, magnesium-starvation produces etiolated plants, which cannot function normally.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
It can thus develop its personality so that it does not become etiolated and atrophied like a domestic animal.The Sexual Question|August Forel
His voice was hollow, etiolated like a flower grown in darkness.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany