sclerotized


scler·o·tized

adjective \ˈskler-ə-ˌtīzd\

Definition of SCLEROTIZED

:  hardened especially by the formation of sclerotin <sclerotized insect cuticle>
scler·o·ti·za·tion \ˌskler-e-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Origin of SCLEROTIZED

1sclerotic + -ize + 1-ed
First Known Use: circa 1890

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