Etiolation Definition

ētē-ə-lāshən
noun
A pathological condition of plants that grow in places that provide insufficient light, as under stones. It is characterized by elongated stems and pale color due to lack of chlorophyll.
American Heritage Science

Paleness produced by absence of light, or by disease.

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Other Word Forms of Etiolation

Noun

Singular:
etiolation
Plural:
etiolations

Origin of Etiolation

  • From French étiolé, past participle of étioler "to blanch"

    From Wiktionary

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