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.
Words nearby etiolate
Origin of etiolate
OTHER WORDS FROM etiolatee·ti·o·la·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for etiolation
The last, in its wild state, is said to be pernicious, but etiolation changes the products and renders them harmless.
Attention was drawn to the fact that by virtue of the laws which Darwin himself had discovered isolation leads to etiolation.Evolution in Modern Thought|Ernst Haeckel
Laying of Wheat and other cereals is a particular case of etiolation.Disease in Plants|H. Marshall Ward
It seems necessary to draw a distinction between this state and ordinary blanching or etiolation.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters