nigrify

[nig-ruh-fahy]

Origin of nigrify

1650–60; < Latin nigrificāre to make black, blacken, equivalent to nigr- (stem of niger) black + -i- -i- + -ficāre -fy
Related formsnig·ri·fi·ca·tion, noun
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